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Notation for the modification relation structure of the natural language sentence.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011411D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Feb-19
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Feb-19
Document File: 2 page(s) / 36K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A program is disclosed that an alternative views for modification structure of the natural language. This alternative views arrange each morpheme according to the appearance sequence and modification orders in an input sentence. This arrange makes it easier for user to comprehend the modification structure of the sentence.

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JP820020813 Koichiro Kato/Japan/IBM Akihiro Nakayama

Notation for the modification relation structure of the natural language sentence.

  Purpose of presenting a modification structure is to let user comprehend  modification relations between morphemes and sentence structure. It is  desirable for user to be able to comprehend the relation and structure with  minimum efforts. When user trying to comprehend them, he or she tends to look  views with bringing original input sentence to mind. Therefore, eye movement  required to comprehend a modification structure should not be far from the  ordinary eye movement for reading a text, ie., "left to right" and "up to  down" movement.  These "left to right" and "up to down" movements are based on  the appearance sequence of the each words in a sentence. Following to this  movement principle, this proposed alternative views arrange each morpheme with  the following 4 rules.

1. Allign each morpheme from left to right.
2. Among morphemes, bone structure of the sentence such as subject and  predicate are aligned in a straight line.
3. Among modificatio...