Example-Based Sense Tagging of Running Chinese Text

  • X. Tong
  • C. Huang
  • C. Guo
Part of the Text, Speech and Language Technology book series (TLTB, volume 11)


This paper describes a sense tagging technique for the automatic sense tagging of running Chinese text. The system takes as input running Chinese text, and outputs sense disambiguated text. Whereas previous work ((Yarowsky, 1992; Gale et al., 1992; Gale et al., 1993)) relies heavily on the role of statistics, the present system makes use of Machine Readable/Tractable Dictionaries ((Wilks et al., 1990; Guo, 1995)) and an example-based reasoning technique ((Nagao, 1984; Sumita et al., 1990); to treat novel words, compound words, and phrases found in the input text.


Machine Translation Chinese Character Word Sense Function Word Compound Word 
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  • X. Tong
  • C. Huang
  • C. Guo

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