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A Study on the Syntax-based Pronoun Resolution

Author WuMin
Tutor BaiXiaoJingï¼›LiuShiSheng
School Tsinghua University
Course Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords Pronoun resolution Syntactic knowledge Antecedent indicator The Mitkov limited knowledge of law News Writing
CLC H314
Type Master's thesis
Year 2005
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This article from the point of view of syntactic knowledge to explore pronoun resolution problem , designed to provide for Computational Linguistics, Linguistics accumulation of knowledge , research results can be used as natural language processing , machine translation , information extraction and automatic summarization theoretical support for the application . Compared with a similar study , the paper highlights the indicator of the role of the antecedent pronoun resolution match with different language . Paper first introduces the basic concept and scope of this study anaphora resolution ; pronoun resolution followed by a review of the theory and its development , and focuses on a the Mitkov limited knowledge method selected indicator of the scores assigned by the antecedent antecedent . The author of this article established the China Daily corpus ( containing 306 pronoun use cases ) based Mitkov limited knowledge of the law as the theoretical framework for pronouns series of adjustments ways to improve digestion , makes the Mitkov limited knowledge of law in the News Writing effective expansion . Syntactic knowledge - based pronoun digestion problems , the main contribution of this study is that the antecedent indicator reduced from the original 10 to six , including five commonly used indicator, and a selective use of the additional indicator . This is to establish a new set of improved Mitkov limited knowledge applicable to the antecedent of News Writing indicator , which simplifies the process of pronoun resolution , while the pronoun resolution success rate increased to 88.2% from 54.9% . The study further suggests that , on a larger corpus analysis will help to establish a common method of anaphora resolution as a parameter in various styles .

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