Automatic Addition of Genre Information in a Japanese Dictionary

  • Raoul BLIN
Keywords: dictionary, corpus, style, Japanese

Abstract

This article presents the method used for the automatic addition of genre information to the Japanese entries in a Japanese-French dictionary. The dictionary is intended for a wide audience, ranging from learners of Japanese as a second language to researchers. The genre characterization is based on the statistical analysis of corpora representing different genres. We will discuss the selection of genres and corpora, the tool and method of analysis, the difficulties encountered during this analysis and their solutions.

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Published
2012-10-23
How to Cite
BLIN, R. (2012). Automatic Addition of Genre Information in a Japanese Dictionary. Acta Linguistica Asiatica, 2(2), 83-96. https://doi.org/10.4312/ala.2.2.83-96
Section
Research Articles (Project Reports)