Categorizing Local Contexts as a Step in Grammatical Category Induction

Markus Dickinson and Charles Jochim

Proceedings of the EACL'09 Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of Computational Language Acquisition.

Building on the use of local contexts, or frames, for human category acquisition, we explore the treatment of contexts as categories. This allows us to examine and evaluate the categorical properties that local unsupervised methods can distinguish and their relationship to corpus POS tags. From there, we use lexical information to combine contexts in a way which preserves the intended category, providing a platform for grammatical category induction.


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@InProceedings{dickinson:jochim:09, 
  author =       {Markus Dickinson and Charles Jochim}, 
  title =        {Categorizing Local Contexts as a Step in 
                  Grammatical Category Induction},
  booktitle =    {Proceedings of the EACL'09 Workshop on 
                  Cognitive Aspects of Computational Language Acquisition},
  address =      {Athens, Greece}, 
  pages =        {},
  year =         {2009},
  url =  {http://cl.indiana.edu/~md7/papers/dickinson-jochim09.html}
}