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courses:rg:morphology-induction-with-spelling-rules [2011/04/11 14:43]
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courses:rg:morphology-induction-with-spelling-rules [2011/04/19 13:05] (current)
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 ===== Introduction ===== ===== Introduction =====
   * The paper describes morphology induction using Bayesian approach   * The paper describes morphology induction using Bayesian approach
 +    * It is based on the Minimum Description Length (MDL) principle
   * Baseline: Goldwater et al., 2006:  [[http://​citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/​viewdoc/​download?​doi=10.1.1.70.9842&​rep=rep1&​type=pdf|Interpolating between types and tokens by estimation power-law generators]]   * Baseline: Goldwater et al., 2006:  [[http://​citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/​viewdoc/​download?​doi=10.1.1.70.9842&​rep=rep1&​type=pdf|Interpolating between types and tokens by estimation power-law generators]]
     * only stem & suffix     * only stem & suffix
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   * Improvements to the baseline system   * Improvements to the baseline system
-    * introduces spelling rules (context/​change,​ e.g.: "​ut_i"/​ε→t (in "​shut.ing"​) or "​ke_i"/​e→ε (in "​take.ing"​))+    * introduces spelling rules (context/​change,​ e.g.: "​ut_i"/​ε→t (in "​shut.ing"​) or "​ke_i"/​e→ε (in "​take.ing"​)), which are simultaneously learned with morphological analysis ​
     * Dirichlet priors first set by hand: to prefer empty rules to deletion/​insertion     * Dirichlet priors first set by hand: to prefer empty rules to deletion/​insertion
    
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 ===== What do we like about the paper ===== ===== What do we like about the paper =====
   * Loganathan has the code (although he couldn'​t compile it, yet)   * Loganathan has the code (although he couldn'​t compile it, yet)
 +  * Spelling rules are also simultaneously learned along with morphological analysis ​
   * It's unsupervised and clever: using just a couple of (hyper)parameters (some of them are learned automatically),​ they can describe a wide range of morphological rules - within one elegant framework.   * It's unsupervised and clever: using just a couple of (hyper)parameters (some of them are learned automatically),​ they can describe a wide range of morphological rules - within one elegant framework.

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