Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Not specified
Title: The length factor in automatic bilingual terminology extraction
Authors : Volk, Martin
Pantli, Anna-Katharina
Malka, Anita Mirjam
Proceedings: TKE 2002 Terminology and knowledge engineering : proceedings, 6th International conference, 28th-30th August 2002, Nancy, France
Editors of the parent work: Melby, Alan K.
Pages : 143
Conference details: TKE 2002, Nancy, France, 28-30 August 2002
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher / Ed. Institution : INRIA
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Le Chesnay
ISBN: 9782726112175
Language : English
Subjects : Terminology; Automatic terminology extraction
Subject (DDC) : 401.4: Lexicology and terminology
410.285: Computational linguistics
Abstract: This paper describes an evaluation of filtering methods for bilingual terminology extraction. Terminology extraction systems often favor recall over precision. This strategy results in an enormous number of term candidate pairs that have to be manually checked and cleaned. In the most extreme the post-editing step is so cumbersome that it prevents a system from practical employment. We show that filters based on formal criteria efficiently help in reducing manual labor. The most promising filter is based on the length difference between the source term candidate and the target term candidate.
Fulltext version : Published version
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Applied Linguistics
Organisational Unit: Institute of Translation and Interpreting (IUED)
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