A New Hybrid Dependency Parser for German

Rico Sennrich, Gerold Schneider, Martin Volk, Martin Warin

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Abstract / Description of output

We describe the development of a new German parser that uses a hybrid approach, combining a hand-written rule-based grammar with a probabilistic disambiguation system. Our evaluation shows that this parsing approach can compete with state-of-the-art systems both in terms of efficiency and parsing quality. The hybrid approach also allows for the integration of the morphology tool GERTWOL, which leads to a comparatively high precision for core syntactic relations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrom Form to Meaning: Processing Texts Automatically. Proceedings of the Biennial GSCL Conference
EditorsChristian Chiarcos, Richard Eckart de Castilho, Manfred Stede
Place of PublicationTübingen
PublisherGunter Narr Verlag
Pages115-124
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • parser parsing dependency grammar german deutsch

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