Mandarin Chinese Words and Parts of Speech

Mandarin Chinese Words and Parts of Speech : A Corpus-based Study

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This monograph is a translation of two seminal works on corpus-based studies of Mandarin Chinese words and parts of speech.

The original books were published as two pioneering technical reports by Chinese Knowledge and Information Processing group (CKIP) at Academia Sinica in 1993 and 1996, respectively. Since then, the standard and PoS tagset proposed in the CKIP report have become the de facto standard in Chinese corpora and computational linguistics, in particular in the context of traditional Chinese texts.

This new translation represents and develops the principles and theories originating from these pioneering works. The results can be applied to numerous fields; Chinese syntax and semantics, lexicography, machine translation and other language engineering bound applications.

Suitable for graduate and scholars in the fields of linguistics and Chinese, Mandarin Chinese Words and Parts of Speech provides a comprehensive survey of the issues around wordhood and PoS.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 25.4mm | 590g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English, Chinese
  • 1138949442
  • 9781138949447

Table of contents

1 Introduction 2 Chinese wordhood: Definition and Word Segmentation Standardization 3 Principles and Examples 4 Discussion 5 Predication and PoS tagging 6 Predicate 7 Non-predicate adjective 8 Nominals 9 Adverb 10 Preposition 11 Conjunction 12 Particle 13 Interjection
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About Shu-Kai Hsieh

Chu-Ren Huang is Chair and Professor of Applied Chinese Language Studies in the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Shu-Kai Hsieh is Associate Professor in the Graduate Institute of Linguistics at the National Taiwan University.

Keh-Jiann Chen is Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the National Tsing Hua University.
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