Title

Finding the Correct Interpretation of Swedish Compounds a Statistical Approach

Author(s)

Jonas Sj÷bergh, Viggo Kann

KTH Nada, Stockholm, Sweden

Session

O24-TW

Abstract

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.

Keyword(s)

statistical methods, compounds, disambiguation, spell checking, Swedish

Language(s) Swedish
Full Paper

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