Transition-based dependency parsing as latent-variable constituent parsing
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We provide a theoretical argument that a common form of projective transition-based dependency parsing is less powerful than constituent parsing using latent variables. The argument is a proof that, under reasonable assumptions, a transition-based dependency parser can be converted to a latent-variable context-free grammar producing equivalent structures.
Nederhof , M J 2016 , Transition-based dependency parsing as latent-variable constituent parsing . in Proceedings of the SIGFSM Workshop on Statistical NLP and Weighted Automata . Association for Computational Linguistics , Berlin , pp. 21-31 , 54th Annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics , Berlin , Germany , 7/08/16 .conference
Proceedings of the SIGFSM Workshop on Statistical NLP and Weighted Automata
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