Manipuri Morphological AnalysisAuthor : Y. Bablu Singh, Th. Mamata Devi and Ch Yashawanta Singh
Volume 9 No.2 July-December 2020 pp 4-10
Morphological analysis is the basic foundation in Natural Language Processing applications including Syntax Parsing, Machine Translation (MT), Information Retrieval (IR) and Automatic Indexing. Morphological Analysis can provide valuable information for computer based linguistics task such as Lemmatization and studies of internal structure of the words or the feature values of the word. Computational Morphology is the application of morphological rules in the field of Computational Linguistics, and it is the emerging area in AI, which studies the structure of words, which are formed by combining smaller units of linguistics information, called morphemes: the building blocks of words. It provides about Semantic and Syntactic role in a sentence. It can analyze the Manipuri word forms and produces grammatical information, which is associated with the lexicon. Morphological Analyzer for Manipuri language has been tested on 4500 Manipuri lexicons in Shakti Standard Format (SSF) using Meitei Mayek Unicode as source; thereby an accuracy of 84% has been obtained on a manual check.
Meitei Mayek, Morphological analysis; Machine Translation; Computational Morphology, Information Retrieval, SSF
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