A Finite-Sate approach to Arabic verbal inflection

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contributor.author Alnajem. Salah en_US
date.accessioned 2009-11-25T13:02:19Z en_US
date.available 2009-11-25T13:02:19Z en_US
date.issued 2005 en_US
identifier.citation Qatar Univesity Arts Journal, 2005, Vol. 27, Pages 9-40. en_US
identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/7793 en_US
description.abstract This paper introduces a finite-state computational approach to Arabic verbal inflection. This approach handles the non-concatenative discontinuous nature of Arabic verbal inflection, and captures generalizations, sub-generalizations, and syncretisms governing Arabic verbal inflection. It also handles phonological and orthographic variations in Arabic. These variations are caused by phonological and orthographic processes which are applied to inflected verbs. This application yields surface inflected verb forms which are different than the abstract lexical forms. The approach has been implemented using Xerox Finite-State System. en_US
language.iso en en_US
publisher Qatar University en_US
subject Arabic verbal infection en_US
title A Finite-Sate approach to Arabic verbal inflection en_US
type Article en_US
identifier.pagination 9-40 en_US
identifier.volume 27 en_US


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