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Hebrew Computational Linguistics: Past and Future

Shuly Wintner
2004 Artificial Intelligence Review  
wide variety of past and ongoing works and attempts to characterize future needs and possible solutions. ¢ ¢ £ © should be analyzed as § £ ©  ...  of roots and patterns, lack of linguistic corpora that document language usage, all contribute to making computational approaches to Hebrew challenging.  ...  Acknowledgments I am grateful to Mori Rimon, Uzzi Ornan and Alon Itai for commenting on earlier drafts of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1023/b:aire.0000020865.73561.bc fatcat:gded5pg5znez3or6fmtimnnaou

Comics, Linguistics, and Visual Language: The Past and Future of a Field [chapter]

Neil Cohn
2012 Linguistics and the Study of Comics  
Finally, Laraudogoitia (2008 Laraudogoitia ( , 2009 ) has drawn on the computational linguistics methods of using computer algorithms to explore the patterns and structures of language in his examination  ...  • Computational linguistics -How might statistical modeling be used to study the properties of a language?  ... 
doi:10.1057/9781137004109_5 fatcat:c4uklhygvncrtm44a7nl7zqs54

Computational Cognitive Morphosemantics: Modeling Morphological Compositionality in Hebrew Verbs with Embodied Construction Grammar

Nathan Schneider
2010 Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society  
This formal, cognitive study should pave the way for computational models of morphological learning and processing in Hebrew and other languages.  ...  In doing so, this work employs and extends Embodied Construction Grammar (ECG; Bergen and Chang 2005), a computational formalism developed to study grammar from a cognitive linguistic perspective.  ...  Petruck, Rutie Adler, George Lakoff, and Marietta Sionti for their encouragement and feedback on earlier versions of this work; to Tom Recht for grammaticality judgments; to John Bryant and Luca Gilardi  ... 
doi:10.3765/bls.v36i1.3923 fatcat:faszhzxvdbfvxdg7wx4iob34ti

Noun phrase chunking in Hebrew

Yoav Goldberg, Meni Adler, Michael Elhadad
2006 Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and the 44th annual meeting of the ACL - ACL '06  
We show that the traditional definition of base-NPs as nonrecursive noun phrases does not apply in Hebrew, and propose an alternative definition of Simple NPs.  ...  Morphological features improve the average precision by ~0.5%, recall by ~1%, and F-measure by ~0.75, resulting in a system with average performance of 93% precision, 93.4% recall and 93.2 Fmeasure. *  ...  We plan to address this issue in future work.  ... 
doi:10.3115/1220175.1220262 dblp:conf/acl/GoldbergAE06 fatcat:nt5mfmzi3zaotfb4pffbohgjs4

Information Science: Its Past, Present and Future

Xue-Shan Yan
2011 Information  
Early in its history and development, there were three types of classical information sciences: computer and information science, library and information science, telecommunications and information science  ...  For such a large community, a systematization, two trends of thought, some perspectives and suggestions are discussed in this paper.  ...  and still is the great motivating force and source in my work.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info2030510 fatcat:vmmej6v6qbdtxfhjqqky56r2da

Word Segmentation, Unknown-word Resolution, and Morphological Agreement in a Hebrew Parsing System

Yoav Goldberg, Michael Elhadad
2013 Computational Linguistics  
We present a computational model of interfacing the external lexicon and a treebank-based parser, also in the common case where the lexicon and the treebank follow different annotation schemes.  ...  We show that Hebrew word-segmentation and constituency-parsing can be performed jointly using CKY lattice parsing.  ...  The tag set used by the lexicon/analyzer is lexicographic in nature, and is discussed in depth in BGU Computational Linguistics Group (2008) .  ... 
doi:10.1162/coli_a_00137 fatcat:fh6ctfuklrdyxjvcnrkflksspu

An unsupervised morpheme-based HMM for hebrew morphological disambiguation

Meni Adler, Michael Elhadad
2006 Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and the 44th annual meeting of the ACL - ACL '06  
This paper deals with morphological disambiguation of the Hebrew language, which combines morphemes into a word in both agglutinative and fusional ways.  ...  We adapt HMM algorithms for learning and searching this text representation, in such a way that segmentation and tagging can be learned in parallel in one step.  ...  Hebrew and Arabic Tagging -Previous Work Several works have dealt with Hebrew tagging in the past decade.  ... 
doi:10.3115/1220175.1220259 dblp:conf/acl/AdlerE06 fatcat:so5kz3cftng2nikwli76zxrwdq

On Verbal Tools To Open Our Past And Future Wider

Vitaliy Radchuk
2013 Cхід  
As it always has been under similar circumstances in the past, one observes changes today in each tongue in the media of mixing along with a contest of variants of the future lingual hybrid.  ...  Also discussed are principles of linguistic futurology that is tabooed by narrow-minded political interest.  ...  Forecasters normally look for tokens of the future in the past and present and take advantage of systemic approach to check up tendencies.  ... 
doi:10.21847/1728-9343.2013.1(121).13431 doaj:c30d23f168bd4a49a2bc319d84fde72c fatcat:nhqt3lxwujc73bjcs7s2efswom

Contours of time: Topographic construals of past, present, and future in the Yupno valley of Papua New Guinea

Rafael Núñez, Kensy Cooperrider, D Doan, Jürg Wassmann
2012 Cognition  
Linguists and psychologists have presented evidence of a widespread pattern in which deictic time-past, present, and future-is construed along the front/back axis, a construal that is linear and ego-based  ...  We measured the pointing direction of Yupno speakers' gestures-produced naturally and without prompting-as they explained common expressions related to the past, present, and future.  ...  We also extend our gratitude to James Slotta and Verena Keck for their generous assistance with questions about the Yupno language and culture, respectively, and to three anonymous reviewers for insightful  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2012.03.007 pmid:22542697 fatcat:qs6xcsqqujgylawnercy2kd75e

Linguistic Theory, Linguistic Diversity and Whorfian Economics [chapter]

Nigel Fabb
2016 The Palgrave Handbook of Economics and Language  
Linguistic theory has shown that many aspects of variation are superficial and may not reflect underlying formal similarities between languages, which are relevant to how humans learn and process language  ...  Specific arguments that language causes thought, which have been made in recent economics papers, are examined in the light of what linguistics tells us about superficial and underlying variation.  ...  For example, the past and the non-past (present, future) forms of the verb are distinguished just by adding a low tone to the beginning of the non-past verb.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-137-32505-1_2 fatcat:v6l5ieygzvfuvhspzosswvywpu

A comprehensive NLP system for Modern Standard Arabic and Modern Hebrew

Dror Kamir, Naama Soreq, Yoni Neeman
2002 Proceedings of the ACL-02 workshop on Computational approaches to semitic languages -  
Modern Hebrew and Modern Standard Arabic share some unique Semitic linguistic characteristics.  ...  fields of telephony and accessibility and could serve as a handy accessory for non-fluent Arabic or Hebrew speakers.  ...  Arabic and Hebrew linguistic terms are written in phonetic spelling beginning with a capital letter. The Arabic term comes first. wrote ', katav-t 'you (sing. fem.)  ... 
doi:10.3115/1118637.1118646 dblp:conf/acl-semitic/KamirSN02 fatcat:p52othw7rnc3hcclt6e5rle4zm

KEDMA---Linguistic Tools for Retrieval Systems

R. Attar, Y. Choueka, N. Dershowitz, A. S. Fraenkel
1978 Journal of the ACM  
and lexlcal description of the language These files induce a set of local files which adapt to the database at hand and permit flexible on-hne morphological analysis.  ...  Sophisticated tools were designed and constructed via the fusion of grammatical analysis and grammatical synthesis, resulting in a set of global files which provide in some sense a complete grammatical  ...  Hebrew (or Arabic) and English represent, in a way, the two extremes of computational linguistic complexity and the lack of it, respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1145/322047.322052 fatcat:3mc5lcyw7fcwvm76j5ua7b2wey

Applied linguistics

2006 Language Teaching  
A year 6 class in south-western Sydney is learning about the theme of democracy, both, the Australian systems of government and also in their own school context, where they were promoting themselves for  ...  Literary and Linguistic Computing (Oxford University Press) 21.1 (2006), 83-90.  ...  This concern reveals participants' linguistic ambivalence and reflects the bilingual elite's linguistic identity, which is still influenced by Haiti's colonial past.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806283691 fatcat:ltdjeeecufcl3nrxnoz45eds7m

Applied linguistics

2005 Language Teaching  
The paper reports on the grammatical and programmatical production aspects of The Hebrewer, a Java applet/servlet combination and cross platform web based reference work in the form of a Hebrew inflection  ...  Areas for possible future research are indicated.  ...  The paper concludes by indicating that the theory has clear implications for future research and language learning. Applied linguistics  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444805282393 fatcat:no2cp6oamjge3mlg4vb2o4ufsm

Applied linguistics

2006 Language Teaching  
between language and politics in China, especially in the first half of the twentieth century. http://www.benjamins.com  ...  This article surveys the connection in the years up to 1920, and sets out to show which groups used which arguments to agitate for Esperanto, in order to throw light on the complexity of the relationship  ...  paper dictionary, an English-English-Hebrew bilingualized dictionary, and a Hebrew-English bilingual dictionary.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s026144480628385x fatcat:hasyrtvu4zggvedjy43hwoefvy
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