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Questions tagged [pos-tagging]

Part-of-Speech (POS) tagging is the task to assign each word in a text corpus a part-of-speech tag.

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How can you know that a word in a sentence is a verb?

I am wondering what it takes to parse a sentence with incomplete knowledge. That is, take a sentence like this: If I use timeout I have to call again my function at the end of the execution of the ...
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How to tag_pos in nltk for a language that is not English?

Hi my country's language is not in nltk in python. I have a wordlist that contains word and part of speech (noun, verd adj etc.) in excel. But I don't know how to build a corpus. My language is not in ...
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How to get morphological information from Stanford POS tagger?

I'm using the Stanford POS tagger to process German text and I'm interested in assessing the number (singular/plural) of the nouns in the sentence, so that I can classify them accordingly. This is ...
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Why does the CLAWS5 tagset separate “of” from all other prepositions?

The well-known CLAWS5 tagset, for tagging English language lexemes etc, has one tag PRF, specifically for tagging the preposition "of", while other prepositions get the tag PRP, which is for all ...
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Why is 's a verb?

I'm using a NLP tool called Spacy to parse the parts of speech for some sentences. I am new to linguistics so please bear with me. The parser is splitting, for example, it's into it as a pronoun and '...
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Hidden Markov Models: Linking states to labels after EM training

The tl;dr version first: I have the following problem: I implemented Baum Welch for ergodic HMMs. I do it like this: I pass the model two number C1 and C2, it builds a fully connected state machine ...
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Getting POS probabilities from TreeTagger in python?

Is there a way to get the underlying probabilities or pass a minimum probability threshold to treetaggerwrapper (the TreeTagger python wrapper module)? The goal is to know when the POS tagging for a ...
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What do the labels mean in this latin pos tagging?

I'm using cltk, a Python library for processing of classical languages. I'm pos-tagging an example sentence, but I don't understand the output. tagger.tag_unigram('Gallia est omnis divisa in partes ...
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Gold Part-Of-Speech tags

I've read this term in many papers in NLP: (Gold POS tags). what does it mean? Thanks.
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Word commonly tagged as noun but use as verb

Given a sentence "Someone has to walk the shore and map the island, see what else there is". The "map" word is a verb, but it's commonly used as noun, i.e., in most of dictionaries, the first word ...