[plt-scheme] Natural Language parsing in CS1

From: YC (yinso.chen at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Jun 1 15:30:50 EDT 2009

On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:

> > so I am not familiar with the alternative - would you happen to have
> > links or googling phrases for finding the alternatives?
> Modern NL parsers are all statistical tools.  They usually begin with
> a large corpus of human-parsed text, and learn how to parse more data.
> And there's significant work in making the learning process effective,
> and generalize it.  The shift to this direction happened roughly
> during the 90s, and now I don't think that there are any practical
> tools that are using the symbolic approach.  The bottom line is that
> the statistical shift makes this a very different field from what is
> presented in common AI books -- one thing you'll see is that there is
> much more "serious math" involved.
> Cool - thanks!
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