Cloth $65.00 ISBN: 9781575861715 Published June 1999
Paper $26.00 ISBN: 9781575861708 Published June 1999

A Grammar Writer's Cookbook

Edited by Miriam Butt, Tracy Holloway King, María-Eugenia Niño, and Frédérique S

A Grammar Writer's Cookbook
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Edited by Miriam Butt, Tracy Holloway King, María-Eugenia Niño, and Frédérique S

Distributed for Center for the Study of Language and Information

256 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1999
Cloth $65.00 ISBN: 9781575861715 Published June 1999
Paper $26.00 ISBN: 9781575861708 Published June 1999
A Grammar Writer's Cookbook is an introduction to the issues involved in the writing and design of computational grammars, reporting on experiences and analyses within the ParGram parallel grammar development project. Using the Lexical Functional Grammar (LFG) framework, this project implemented grammars for German, French, and English to cover parallel corpora.
Contents
Abbreviations
1. Introduction
Part I - The Grammars: General Analyses
2. The Clause
3. Verbal Elements
4. Nominal Elements
5. Determiners and Adjectives
6. Prepositional Phrases
7. Adverbial Elements
8. Coordination
9. Special Constructions
Part II - Grammar Engineering
10. Overview
11. Architecture and User Interface
12. Finite-State Technology
13. Modularity, Maintainability and Transparency
14. Performance
A. Appendix: Feature Standardization
References
Subject Index
Name Index
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