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ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP), Volume 13 Issue 3, September 2014

Linguistic analysis of non-ITG word reordering between language pairs with different word order typologies
Hwidong Na, Jong-Hyeok Lee
Article No.: 11
DOI: 10.1145/2644810

The Inversion Transduction Grammar (ITG) constraints have been widely used for word reordering in machine translation studies. They are, however, so restricted that some types of word reordering cannot be handled properly. We analyze three corpora...

Allograph modeling for online handwritten characters in devanagari using constrained stroke clustering
Bharath A., Sriganesh Madhvanath
Article No.: 12
DOI: 10.1145/2629622

Writer-specific character writing variations such as those of stroke order and stroke number are an important source of variability in the input when handwriting is captured “online” via a stylus and a challenge for robust online...

Incremental blind feedback: An effective approach to automatic query expansion
Jiaul H. Paik, Dipasree Pal, Swapan K. Parui
Article No.: 13
DOI: 10.1145/2611521

Automatic query expansion (AQE) is a useful technique for enhancing the effectiveness of information retrieval systems. In this article, we propose a novel AQE algorithm which first adopts a systematic incremental approach to choose feedback...

Stemming resource-poor Indian languages
Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma, Jugal Kalita
Article No.: 14
DOI: 10.1145/2629670

Stemming is a basic method for morphological normalization of natural language texts. In this study, we focus on the problem of stemming several resource-poor languages from Eastern India, viz., Assamese, Bengali, Bishnupriya Manipuri and Bodo....

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The state of the journal
Richard Sproat
Article No.: 15
DOI: 10.1145/2656620