Abstract

We present a system that automatically induces Selectional Preferences (SPs) for Latin verbs from two treebanks by using Latin WordNet. Our method overcomes some of the problems connected with data sparseness and the small size of the input corpora. We also suggest a way to evalu- ate the acquired SPs on unseen events ex- tracted from other Latin corpora.

Citation information

McGillivray, B. (2009). Selectional Preferences from a Latin Treebank. In Przepiórkowski A., M. Passarotti, S. Raynaud, and F. van Eynde (eds.) Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT8). Milan: EDUCatt

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