By Topic

Automatic Preposition Errors Correction Using Inductive Learning

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Ototake, H. ; Grad. Sch. of Inf. Sci. & Technol., Hokkaido Univ., Sapporo, Japan ; Araki, K.

In this paper, we describe a system for correcting English preposition errors automatically. Non-native English writers often make these errors. Our system uses rules extracted automatically based on preposition context features, such as preceding and following nouns. Additional rules are generated recursively from the extracted rules using inductive learning. Our system achieves 82% accuracy and 32% coverage, which are competitive with other systems. Apart from the performance, it has an advantage of being more understandable while investigating why a given preposition was erroneous. This is because we use rules and they give this advantage over maximum entropy approaches.

Published in:

Computer Science and Information Engineering, 2009 WRI World Congress on  (Volume:5 )

Date of Conference:

March 31 2009-April 2 2009