TUIG — towards a parser for Irish

  • Dáire Mag Cuill
  • Kevin Ryan
Conference paper
Part of the Workshops in Computing book series (WORKSHOPS COMP.)


TUIG is a natural language processing system for Irish which creates a representation of the information contained in declarative sentences in Irish using an approach combining Phrase Structure Grammars and Case Frame Grammars. The syntax recognised by TUIG is based on research carried out during the 1960s into the occurrences of sentence structures in spoken Irish.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dáire Mag Cuill
    • 1
  • Kevin Ryan
    • 2
  1. 1.Dublin College of CateringDublin 1Ireland
  2. 2.University of LimerickLimerickIreland

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