Search Results for author: Anabela Barreiro

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Paraphrastic Variance between European and Brazilian Portuguese

no code implementations COLING 2018 Anabela Barreiro, Cristina Mota

This paper presents a methodology to extract a paraphrase database for the European and Brazilian varieties of Portuguese, and discusses a set of paraphrastic categories of multiwords and phrasal units, such as the compounds {``}toda a gente{''} versus {``}todo o mundo{''} {`}everybody{'} or the gerundive constructions [estar a + V-Inf] versus [ficar + V-Ger] (e. g., {``}estive a observar{''} | {``}fiquei observando{''} {`}I was observing{'}), which are extremely relevant to high quality paraphrasing.

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Contractions: To Align or Not to Align, That Is the Question

no code implementations COLING 2018 Anabela Barreiro, Fern Batista, o

On the other hand, contractions tend to be maintained when they occur in the beginning or in the middle of the multiword unit, i. e., in the frozen part of the multiword (e. g., [no que diz respeito a] | [with regard to] or [al{\'e}m disso] [in addition].

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Linguistic Evaluation of Support Verb Constructions by OpenLogos and Google Translate

no code implementations LREC 2014 Anabela Barreiro, Johanna Monti, Brigitte Orliac, Susanne Preu{\ss}, Kutz Arrieta, Wang Ling, Fern Batista, o, Isabel Trancoso

This paper presents a systematic human evaluation of translations of English support verb constructions produced by a rule-based machine translation (RBMT) system (OpenLogos) and a statistical machine translation (SMT) system (Google Translate) for five languages: French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

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OpenLogos Semantico-Syntactic Knowledge-Rich Bilingual Dictionaries

no code implementations LREC 2014 Anabela Barreiro, Fern Batista, o, Ricardo Ribeiro, Helena Moniz, Isabel Trancoso

This paper presents 3 sets of OpenLogos resources, namely the English-German, the English-French, and the English-Italian bilingual dictionaries.

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