BRAC University Institutional Repository

Morphological analysis of inflecting compound words in Bangla

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.author Dasgupta, Sajib
dc.contributor.author Khan, Naira
dc.contributor.author Sarkar, Asif Iqbal
dc.contributor.author Pavel, Dewan Shahriar Hossain
dc.contributor.author Khan, Mumit
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-21T07:55:26Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-21T07:55:26Z
dc.date.copyright 2005
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/615
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 7-8).
dc.description.abstract The addition of inflectional suffixes in Bangla com-pound words is fairly complex. A compound is a word that is formed by two or more different words acting as a single entity. One of the key distinguishing features of compounds is the absence of inflectional morphology between the constituents of a compound. In Bangla, however, the constituents may retain inflectional suffixes on either or both the constituents and the resultant compound may then be inflected further as a whole word. Such inflection creates ambiguities as context-free word grammar is unable to recognize whether the inflectional suffix is an inflectional property of the last constituent root-word or of the compound as a whole. We use a feature unification based morphological parser, which can successfully and efficiently parse compound words that retain such inflectional morphology and at the same time resolve such ambiguities. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Sajib Dasgupta
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Naira Khan
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Asif Iqbal Sarkar
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Dewan Shahriar Hossain Pavel
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Mumit Khan
dc.format.extent 8 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.subject Morphological analysis
dc.subject Bangla language processing
dc.title Morphological analysis of inflecting compound words in Bangla en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.contributor.department Center for Research on Bangla Language Processing (CRBLP), BRAC University


Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Search BRACU Repository


Advanced Search

making your publication more visible and accessible

... Want to know more?

To submit your article and improve the visibilty of your research, please contact with librarian@bracu.ac.bd

Policy Guidelines

Browse

My Account