Word order and discontinuities in dependency grammar

  • C. Bartha


Natural languages are always difficult to parse. Two phenomena that constantly pose problems for different formalisms are word order — what part of a sentence has to be placed where — and discontinuities — words that belong together but are not placed into the same phrase. Dependency grammar, a linguistic formalism based on binary relations between words, is very adequate for handling both problems. A parser for dependency grammar together with its grammar writing formalism is described in this paper. Word order and discontinuities in Hungarian are handled based on this formalism.


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Bartha, C. (2006). Word order and discontinuities in dependency grammar. Acta Cybernetica, 17(3), 617-632. Retrieved from https://cyber.bibl.u-szeged.hu/index.php/actcybern/article/view/3687
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