LREC 2000 2nd International Conference on Language Resources & Evaluation

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Title An Open Source Grammar Development Environment and Broad-coverage English Grammar Using HPSG
Authors Copestake Ann (CSLI, Ventura Hall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-4115, USA,
Flickinger Dan (CSLI, Ventura Hall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-4115, USA,
Keywords Grammars, LR Tools, Monolingual LR
Session Session WO7 - Syntantic Parsing
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Abstract The LinGO (Linguistic Grammars Online) project's English Resource Grammar and the LKB grammar development environment are language resources which are freely available for download for any purpose, including commercial use (see Executable programs and source code are both included. In this paper, we give an outline of the LinGO English grammar and LKB system, and discuss the ways in which they are currently being used. The grammar and processing system can be used independently or combined to give a central component which can be exploited in a variety of ways. Our intention in writing this paper is to encourage more people to use the technology, which supports collaborative development on many levels.