[Corpora-List] Sentence segmenting

Aleksandar Savkov cytehuop at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 15:52:03 CEST 2012


Hi Jeff,

this is a good paper on sentence segmentation -- the best I've come across. You might want to check out the related work there too.

http://aclweb.org/anthology-new/N/N09/N09-2061.pdf

Best, Sasho

On 13 August 2012 14:35, Jeff Elmore <jelmore at lexile.com> wrote:


> I'm curious what folks are using these days for sentence segmenting for
> English.
>
> My application involves narrative and informational texts at a variety of
> reading levels and genres. Most text is hand-edited to eliminate non-prose
> content but any system that could respond robustly to unedited text would
> be awesome, of course.
>
> Mostly we've been using hand-crafted tools written in Python. I have
> checked out what NLTK offers but from what I've seen there's not anything
> terribly accurate in it (fails on obvious common cases like some
> honorifics). We did develop a decision tree based model using Weka for
> Spanish text. I'd be happy to do this again for English but wanted to see
> if there's something good already out there.
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
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