[plt-scheme] Re: Natural Language parsing in CS1

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Mon Jun 1 20:03:41 EDT 2009

On Jun  1, Chung-chieh Shan wrote:
> Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote in article <18979.56830.723396.281647 at winooski.ccs.neu.edu> in gmane.lisp.scheme.plt:
> > Just a quick warning on this: the world of natural language
> > processing has moved away from this kind of symbolic approach to
> > parsing texts,
> I'm not sure what you mean by "this kind of symbolic approach".  The
> Penn Treebank, for example, is full of symbols like NP and VP and
> their hierarchical composition.

I'm talking about the kind of actual parsing that is based on
(deterministic, usually) rules -- the kind that works nicely for
parsing formal languages.

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