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Distributed for Center for the Study of Language and Information

A Grammar Writer’s Cookbook

Distributed for Center for the Study of Language and Information

A Grammar Writer’s Cookbook

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.

256 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1999

Lecture Notes

Language and Linguistics: Syntax and Semantics


Table of 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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