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Multiflex: A Multilingual Finite-State Tool for Multi-Word Units

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Implementation and Application of Automata (CIAA 2009)

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Multi-word units are linguistic objects whose idiosyncrasy calls for a lexicalized approach allowing to render their orthographic, inflectional and syntactic flexibility. Multiflex is a graph-based formalism answering this need by conflation of different surface realizations of the same underlying concept. Its implementation relies on a finite-state machinery with unification. It can be applied to the creation of linguistic resources for a high-quality natural language processing tasks.

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Savary, A. (2009). Multiflex: A Multilingual Finite-State Tool for Multi-Word Units. In: Maneth, S. (eds) Implementation and Application of Automata. CIAA 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5642. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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