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Syntactic Coverage

Below, we describe the syntactic coverage of the grammar. The grammar is not intended as a general, wide-coverage, grammar for Dutch. This implies not only that coverage in the lexical domain is limited, but also that several grammatical constructions are not taken into consideration (e.g. passives) or accounted for only to a certain extent (e.g. the grammar of Dutch verb clusters). The coverage of the grammar is quite satisfactory for the OVIS application, however. For instance, when evaluating the grammar on a corpus of 1000 transcribed test-sentences, we obtained a semantic concept accuracy of 95% (see section 4.2 for discussion).