Aplicación de transductores de estado-finito a los procesos de unificación de términos (Application of transducers of finite state to unification processes of term variants)

Galvez, Carmen Aplicación de transductores de estado-finito a los procesos de unificación de términos (Application of transducers of finite state to unification processes of term variants). Ciência da Informação, 2006, vol. 35, n. 3, pp. 67-74. [Journal article (Print/Paginated)]


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English abstract

Application of transducers of state-finite to unification processes of term variants. An approach based on techniques of state-finite has applied to the processes of unification of terms in Spanish. The algorithms of conflation are computational procedures utilized in some Information Retrieval (RI) systems for the unification of term variants, semantically equivalent, to a normalized form. The programs that carry out habitually this process are called: stemmers and lematizadores. The objective of this work is to evaluate the deficiencies and errors of the lemmatizers in the conflation of terms. The method utilized for the construction of the lemmatizer has been based on the implementation of a linguistic tool that allows to build electronic dictionaries represented internally in Finite-State Transducers (FST). The lexical resources developed have been applied to a corpus of verification to evaluate the performance of these lexical parsers. The metric of evaluation utilized has been an adaptation of coverage and precision measures. The results show that the main limitation of unification processes of term variants through technology of state-finite is the infra-analysis.

Spanish abstract

Se presenta una aplicación basada en técnicas de estado-finito a los procesos de unificación de términos en español. Los algoritmos de unificación, o conflación, de términos son procedimientos computacionales utilizados en algunos sistemas de Recuperación de Información (RI) para la reducción de variantes de términos, semánticamente equivalentes, a una forma normalizada. Los programas que realizan habitualmente este proceso se denominan: stemmers y lematizadores. El objetivo de este trabajo es evaluar el grado de deficiencias y errores de los lematizadores en el proceso de agrupación de los términos a su correspondiente radical. El método utilizado para la construcción del lematizador se ha basado en la implementación de una herramienta lingüística que permite construir diccionarios electrónicos representados internamente en Transductores de Estado-Finito. Los recursos léxicos desarrollados se han aplicado a un corpus de verificación para evaluar el funcionamiento de este tipo de analizadores léxicos. La métrica de evaluación utilizada ha sido una adaptación de las medidas de cobertura y precisión. Los resultados muestran que la principal limitación del proceso de unificación de variantes de término por medio de tecnología de estado-finito es el infra-análisis.

Item type: Journal article (Print/Paginated)
Keywords: Finite-State Transducers; Normalization; Dictionary; Term conflation; Lemmatization; Unificación de términos; Lematización; Transductores de estado finito.
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AA. Library and information science as a field.
Depositing user: Carmen Galvez
Date deposited: 06 Aug 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:08
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/10015


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