n this paper, we study how existing natural language processing tools for Italian perform on ancient texts. The first goal is to understand to what extent such tools can be used "as they are" for the automatic analysis of old literary works. Indeed, while NLP tools for Italian achieve today good performance, it is not clear if they could be successfully used for the humanities, to support the critical study of historical works. Our analysis will show how tools' performance systematically vary across different time periods, and within literary movements. As a second goal, we want to verify whether or not simple customization methods can improve the tools performance over the old works.

Pennacchiotti, M., & Zanzotto, F.m. (2008). Natural Language Processing across time: an empirical investigation on Italian. In Advances in Natural Language Processing, 6th International Conference, GoTAL 2008, Gothenburg, Sweden, August 25-27,2008, Proceedings (pp.371-382). Springer [10.1007/978-3-540-85287-2_36].

Natural Language Processing across time: an empirical investigation on Italian

ZANZOTTO, FABIO MASSIMO
2008

Abstract

n this paper, we study how existing natural language processing tools for Italian perform on ancient texts. The first goal is to understand to what extent such tools can be used "as they are" for the automatic analysis of old literary works. Indeed, while NLP tools for Italian achieve today good performance, it is not clear if they could be successfully used for the humanities, to support the critical study of historical works. Our analysis will show how tools' performance systematically vary across different time periods, and within literary movements. As a second goal, we want to verify whether or not simple customization methods can improve the tools performance over the old works.
International Conference on Natural Language Processing, GoTAL 2008
Gothenburg; Sweden;
2008
Rilevanza internazionale
contributo
2008
Settore INF/01 - Informatica
Settore ING-INF/05 - Sistemi di Elaborazione delle Informazioni
English
Artificial intelligence; Linguistics; Natural language processing systems Across time; Automatic analysis; Empirical investigation; International conferences; NAtural language processing; Time periods Computational linguistics
http://dx.medra.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85287-2_36
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Pennacchiotti, M., & Zanzotto, F.m. (2008). Natural Language Processing across time: an empirical investigation on Italian. In Advances in Natural Language Processing, 6th International Conference, GoTAL 2008, Gothenburg, Sweden, August 25-27,2008, Proceedings (pp.371-382). Springer [10.1007/978-3-540-85287-2_36].
Pennacchiotti, M; Zanzotto, Fm
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