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Title:
What are the limitations on the Flux of Syntactic Dependencies? Evidence from UD Treebanks
Author:
Sylvain Kahane: Modyco, Université Paris Nanterre, CNRS, France Chunxiao Yan: Modyco, Université Paris Nanterre, CNRS, France Marie-Amélie Botalla: Lattice Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, CNRS, France
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2017
Conference:
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (Depling 2017), September 18-20, 2017, Università di Pisa, Italy
Issue:
139
Article no.:
010
Pages:
73-82
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2017-09-13
ISBN:
978-91-7685-467-9
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
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Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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The aim of this paper is to study some characteristics of dependency flux, that is the set of dependencies linking a word on the left with a word on the right in a given position. Based on an exploration of the whole set of UD treebanks (12M word corpus), we show that what we have called the flux weight, which measures center embeddings, is less than 3 in 99.62 % of the inter-word positions and is bounded by 6, which could be due to shortterm memory limitations.

Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (Depling 2017), September 18-20, 2017, Università di Pisa, Italy

Author:
Sylvain Kahane, Chunxiao Yan, Marie-Amélie Botalla
Title:
What are the limitations on the Flux of Syntactic Dependencies? Evidence from UD Treebanks
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Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (Depling 2017), September 18-20, 2017, Università di Pisa, Italy

Author:
Sylvain Kahane, Chunxiao Yan, Marie-Amélie Botalla
Title:
What are the limitations on the Flux of Syntactic Dependencies? Evidence from UD Treebanks
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