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Title:
Improving cross-domain dependency parsing with dependency-derived clusters
Author:
Jostein Lien: Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway Erik Velldal: Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway Lilja Øvrelid: Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway
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Year:
2015
Conference:
Proceedings of the 20th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics, NODALIDA 2015, May 11-13, 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania
Issue:
109
Article no.:
016
Pages:
117-126
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2015-05-06
ISBN:
978-91-7519-098-3
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Series:
NEALT Proceedings Series
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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This paper describes a semi-supervised approach to improving statistical dependency parsing using dependency-based word clusters. After applying a baseline parser to unlabeled text, clusters are induced using K-means with word features based on the dependency structures. The parser is then re-trained using information about the clusters, yielding improved parsing accuracy on a range of different data sets, including WSJ and the English Web Treebank. We report improved results using both in-domain and out-of-domain data, and also include a comparison with using n-gram-based Brown clustering.

Proceedings of the 20th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics, NODALIDA 2015, May 11-13, 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania

Author:
Jostein Lien, Erik Velldal, Lilja Øvrelid
Title:
Improving cross-domain dependency parsing with dependency-derived clusters
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Proceedings of the 20th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics, NODALIDA 2015, May 11-13, 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania

Author:
Jostein Lien, Erik Velldal, Lilja Øvrelid
Title:
Improving cross-domain dependency parsing with dependency-derived clusters
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