Search Results for author: Lawrence Wolf-Sonkin

Found 9 papers, 3 papers with code

On the Relationships Between the Grammatical Genders of Inanimate Nouns and Their Co-Occurring Adjectives and Verbs

no code implementations3 May 2020 Adina Williams, Ryan Cotterell, Lawrence Wolf-Sonkin, Damián Blasi, Hanna Wallach

We also find that there are statistically significant relationships between the grammatical genders of inanimate nouns and the verbs that take those nouns as direct objects, as indirect objects, and as subjects.

Quantifying the Semantic Core of Gender Systems

no code implementations IJCNLP 2019 Adina Williams, Ryan Cotterell, Lawrence Wolf-Sonkin, Damián Blasi, Hanna Wallach

To that end, we use canonical correlation analysis to correlate the grammatical gender of inanimate nouns with an externally grounded definition of their lexical semantics.

The SIGMORPHON 2019 Shared Task: Morphological Analysis in Context and Cross-Lingual Transfer for Inflection

no code implementations WS 2019 Arya D. McCarthy, Ekaterina Vylomova, Shijie Wu, Chaitanya Malaviya, Lawrence Wolf-Sonkin, Garrett Nicolai, Christo Kirov, Miikka Silfverberg, Sabrina J. Mielke, Jeffrey Heinz, Ryan Cotterell, Mans Hulden

The SIGMORPHON 2019 shared task on cross-lingual transfer and contextual analysis in morphology examined transfer learning of inflection between 100 language pairs, as well as contextual lemmatization and morphosyntactic description in 66 languages.

Cross-Lingual Transfer Lemmatization +3

Latin script keyboards for South Asian languages with finite-state normalization

no code implementations WS 2019 Lawrence Wolf-Sonkin, Vlad Schogol, Brian Roark, Michael Riley

The use of the Latin script for text entry of South Asian languages is common, even though there is no standard orthography for these languages in the script.


On the Distribution of Deep Clausal Embeddings: A Large Cross-linguistic Study

no code implementations ACL 2019 Damian Blasi, Ryan Cotterell, Lawrence Wolf-Sonkin, Sabine Stoll, Balthasar Bickel, Marco Baroni

Embedding a clause inside another ({``}the girl [who likes cars [that run fast]] has arrived{''}) is a fundamental resource that has been argued to be a key driver of linguistic expressiveness.

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