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Robust Parsing

The initial design and implementation of the Alpino parser is inherited from the system described in [20], [23] and [21]. However, a number of improvements have been implemented which are described below.

The construction of a dependency structure on the basis of some input proceeds in a number of steps, described below. The first step consists of lexical analysis. In the second step a parse forest is constructed. The third step consists of the selection of the best parse from the parse forest.


Noord G.J.M. van