A Grammar-Driven Approach for Parsing Manipuri Language

  • Yumnam NirmalEmail author
  • Utpal Sharma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11942)


This paper presents attempts to parse Manipuri language using a context-free grammar (CFG) and Earley’s parsing algorithm. For a low resource language like Manipuri where treebanks are not available, following a grammar-driven approach is the only viable solution as of now. The work covers simple, compound and complex Manipuri sentences. The system reports a Recall of 81.71%, Precision of 72.38%, and F-measure of 76.76%. The CFG and the parsing system we have created can be very useful in building a treebank for Manipuri.


Parsing Manipuri Tibeto-Burman Earley’s parser 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tezpur UniversityTezpurIndia

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