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Design and Compilation of Syntactically Tagged Corpus of Japanese Statutory Sentences

  • Yasuhiro Ogawa
  • Masayuki Yamada
  • Ryuta Kato
  • Katsuhiko Toyama
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6797)

Abstract

This paper describes how to analyze Japanese statutory sentences. Although statutory sentences have many technical terms and characteristic structures, the design of the general Japanese corpus has no tags to handle such structures and usual Japanese parsers cannot analyze them correctly. Thus, we propose a new design of syntactic tags for statutory sentences and develop a support tool that corrects the output of a parser. In this paper, we focus on dependency structure of sentences and present an overview of the design and compilation of the corpus of Japanese statutory sentences.

Keywords

legal corpus statutory text processing dependency structure statute document 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuhiro Ogawa
    • 1
  • Masayuki Yamada
    • 1
  • Ryuta Kato
    • 1
  • Katsuhiko Toyama
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Information ScienceNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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