Linguistic Technology

Finite State Grammars

Xerox Research has a 'research theme' on finite state technologies, which includes an on-line text on finite state networks, and a list of references to finite state grammars. Includes a on-line compiler for finite state grammars.

Core Grammars

This comes from the Corpora List, in a message from Cristina Barbero (also repeated in this message on the Linguist List), who wrote:
Dear list's members,

a couple of months ago I posted a query about references

to the problem of designing a core grammar.

As promised, I'm posting a summary with the information

I collected. First of all, I would like to thank all the

people who responded to my query: Frederik Fouvry,

Wolfgang Schulze, Stefan Mueller, Markus Schulze,

Magdalena Zoeppritz, Myroslava Dzikovska, Miriam Butt,

Gabriel Pereira Lopes, Jean Pierre Chanod.

Below you can find a list of the projects, books, papers,

URLs, resources mentioned in the responses I received or

extracted through browsing on Internet.


               Cristina Barbero




Butt M., Holloway King T., Nino M.E., Segond F., "A Grammar

  Writer's Cookbook", Stanford, CA: CSLI Lecture Notes 95,

  CSLI Publications, 1999.

Flickinger D., Nerbonne J., Sag I., Wasow T., "Toward

  Evaluation of NLP Systems", Hewlett-Packard Laboratories,

  Palo Alto, CA, 1987.

Gala-Pavia N., "Using the Incremental Finite-State Architecture

  to create a Spanish Shallow Parser", in "XV Congres of SEPLN

  (Sociedad Espa–ola para el Procesamiento del Languaje

  Natural)", Lleida (Spain), 1999.

GRAAL Consortium 1994, "GRAAL SP12 - Specifications of Core

  Grammars", Final Report.

Grefenstette G., "Light Parsing as Finite-State Filtering",

  in "Proceedings ECAI '96 workshop on Extended finite state

  models of language", Aug. 11-12, 1996, Budapest.

Heyer G., Haugeneder H., "Language Engineering: Essays in the

  Theory and Practice of Applied Natural Language Computing",

  Wiesbaden:Vieweg, 1995.

Lehmann H., "The LEX project - concepts and results", in

  A. Blase ed.: "Natural language at the Computer: Scientific

  Symposium on Syntax and Semantics for Text Processing and

  Man-Machine Communication", Lecture Notes in Computer

  Science 320, Heidelberg: Springer, 1988.

Mokhtar S.A., Chanod J.P., "Incremental finite-state parsing",

  in "Proceedings of Applied Natural Language Processing 1997",

  Washington, DC. April 97

Mokhtar S.A., Chanod J.P., "Subject and Object Dependency

  Extraction Using Finite-State Transducers", ACL workshop

  on "Automatic Information Extraction and Building of Lexical

  Semantic Resources for NLP Applications", Madrid, 1997.

Mueller S., "Deutsche Syntax declarativ. Head Driven

  Phrase-Structure Grammar fur Das Deutsche", Linguistische

  Arbeiten, N. 394, Tubingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1999.


Schulze M., "A framework for grammar acquisition", in

  "Proceedings ESSLLI'98 workshop on Automated Acquisition

  of syntax and parsing", 1998.


Schulze W., "Person, Klasse, Kongruenz", vol. 1 Die Grundlagen

  (in two parts), Munich: LINCOM Europa, 1988.


Zoeppritz M., "Syntax for German in the User Specialty

  Languages System", Sprache und Information Band 9,

  Tubingen: Niemeyer, 1984.