Lexical Resources for Low-Resource PoS Tagging in Neural Times

Barbara Plank, Sigrid Klerke

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More and more evidence is appearing that integrating symbolic lexical knowledge into neural models aids learning. This contrasts the widely-held belief that neural networks largely learn their own feature representations. For example, recent work has shown benefits of integrating lexicons to aid cross-lingual part-of-speech (PoS). However, little is known on how complementary such additional information is, and to what extent improvements depend on the coverage and quality of these external resources. This paper seeks to fill this gap by providing a thorough analysis on the contributions of lexical resources for cross-lingual PoS tagging in neural times.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 22nd Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics (NoDaLiDa’19)
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics
Publication date2019
ISBN (Electronic)978-91-7929-995-8
Publication statusPublished - 2019
SeriesNEALT (Northern European Association of Language Technology) Proceedings Series


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