publication . Conference object . Article . 2017

MUSST: A Multilingual Syntactic Simplification Tool

Carolina Scarton; Lucia Specia; Alessio Palmero Aprosio; Sara Tonelli; Tamara Martín Wanton;
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  • Published: 27 Nov 2017
  • Publisher: Zenodo
We describe MUSST, a multilingual syntactic simplification tool. The tool supports sentence simplifications for English, Italian and Spanish, and can be easily extended to other languages. Our implementation includes a set of general-purpose simplification rules, as well as a sentence selection module (to select sentences to be simplified) and a confidence model (to select only promising simplifications). The tool was implemented in the context of the European project SIMPATICO on text simplification for Public Administration (PA) texts. Our evaluation on sentences in the PA domain shows that we obtain correct simplifications for 76% of the simplified cases in E...
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMethodologies_DOCUMENTANDTEXTPROCESSING
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SIMplifying the interaction with Public Administration Through Information technology for Citizens and cOmpanies
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 692819
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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