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A Head-Driven Approach to Incremental and Parallel Generation of Syntactic Structures

Günter Neumann; Wolfgang Finkler
In: Hans Karlgren (Hrsg.). Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computational Linguistics. International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-90), 13th, August 19-25, Helsinki, Finland, Pages 288-293, Vol. 2, University of Helsinki, 1990.


This paper describes the construction of syntactic structures within an incremental multi-level and parallel generation system. Incremental and parallel generation imposes special requirements upon syntactic description and processing. A head-driven grammar represented in a unification-based formalism is introduced which satisfies these demands. Furthermore the basic mechanisms for the parallel processing of syntactic segments are presented.