It should also be noted though that the features you can use when you
write your own lexicon are not quite independent of the analyser. One,
STEM, has a special meaning. Section 7 of the Morphological
Analyser User Manual ([MA]) gives full details of how to write
feature-sets and how they are used during analysis, including these
These filename conventions differ from those in the original
MA. We have modified them so that the filenames are
acceptable under MS-DOS, which wasn't so originally.
Actually, which suffix to use is determined by the ending of the
On the mention of foreign languages, I think the Assistant could make a
nice tool for those learning another language: type in a possibly wrong
sentence and have it corrected. There are programs that do this already,
such as O'Brien and Yazdani's Linger.
Wed Feb 14 17:12:29 GMT 1996