|Natural Language Parser Wanted firstname.lastname@example.org (1993-02-18)|
|Re: Natural Language Parser Wanted email@example.com (1993-02-19)|
|Re: Natural Language Parser Wanted firstname.lastname@example.org (Peter Ludemann) (1993-03-03)|
|From:||email@example.com (Karen Trovato)|
|Keywords:||parse, question, comment|
|Organization:||Philips Laboratories, Briarcliff, New York|
|Date:||Thu, 18 Feb 1993 15:21:48 GMT|
I apologize if this is the incorrect forum for this request, but these
seem to be the most logical groups for posting on the net.
I am looking to buy or license yacc source for an english language parser
for development in a product. Perfection is not required.
Please send pointers to research, school projects, or existing products
via email, or contact me at the phone numbers or address below.
Karen I. Trovato - Member of Research Staff
Software and Services Dept.
345 Scarborough Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
Phone: (914)945-6233 Fax: (914) 945-6014
[It is my impression that people gave up trying to parse natural language
using context-free methods in about 1966. One of the examples in the
O'Reilly "lex & yacc" book is a tiny English parser, but by the time we
get to a dozen rules or so it becomes evident that it's never going to parse
more than a tiny grammar with a tiny vocabulary. -John]
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