Finding the Correct Interpretation of Swedish Compounds a Statistical Approach
Jonas Sj÷bergh, Viggo Kann
KTH Nada, Stockholm, Sweden
This paper treats compound splitting for Swedish, where compounding is productive and very common. A method for splitting compounds and several methods for choosing the correct interpretation of ambiguous compounds are presented. 99% of all compounds are split, 97% of these are correctly interpreted.
statistical methods, compounds, disambiguation, spell checking, Swedish