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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
17 views

About Feature Engineering Tips When “discriminative algorithm care about no modeling the probability of the language”

I was going over my old NLP course slides and one of the pages is about using Structured Perceptron for tagging. It claims that because the algorithm is discriminative, it doesn't care about modeling ...
6
votes
1answer
56 views

What does 'MSP' stand for in the context of Chinese parts of speech?

The Part-Of-Speech Tagging Guidelines for the PennChineseTreebank(3.0) uses several acronyms without defining them. I am a hobbyist student of Chinese linguistics as part of my study of Chinese. I ...
0
votes
3answers
39 views

Which is the most recommended corpus for training a POS Tagger?

The tagger is for English and I will use the universal dependency tag set. I am looking for a corpus that best represents nowadays English.
0
votes
0answers
25 views

What English corpus for syntactic parsing should I work with?

I'm working on a syntactic parser (constituent structure based) and I need a corpus with just sentences, not phrases. What corpus should I use? Is there a corpus tagged with the Universal Dependency ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Alternate of slash notation based part of speech tagging

Both Stanford and NLTK based parts of speech tagging tags a word in the "word/pos tag" notation, for example "find/VB". Is there any API that does this task in a way I want. For example, something ...
0
votes
2answers
49 views

How to derive that a sentence is a question from parts of speech

I have recently discovered extraction of parts of speech and I'd like to see what I can get from patterns once a sentence is POS tagged. I am aware that some sentences will be difficult to categorise ...
4
votes
0answers
48 views

PoS tagger - technical corpus

I try to find corpus with technical language to train my model, but I cannot find it. Do you know if there are any tagged PoS corpus in English related with technical language?
3
votes
1answer
54 views

Why not use a Lookup taggers?

I do understand that a lookup tagger is one of the simplest ones to implement as it is able to map each word a single POS. Why shouldn't we use it compared to bigram tagger?
2
votes
3answers
186 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
575 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
99 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
77 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
129 views

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 '...
2
votes
0answers
92 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
198 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
842 views

Gold Part-Of-Speech tags

I've read this term in many papers in NLP: (Gold POS tags). what does it mean? Thanks.
1
vote
1answer
104 views

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 ...