Detecting Time Expressions for Bulgarian and Slovak Language from Electronic Text Corpora

Authors: Velislava Stoykova, Maria Simkova, Daniela Majchrakova, Katarina Gajdosova
Year: 2015
Venue: 5th World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership, Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 186, (2015), 257-260, Elsevier, ISSN:1877-0428
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The paper presents a comparison of time expressions translations from Slovak to Bulgarian language using existing Bulgarian-Slovak/Slovak-Bulgarian electronic text corpora. It uses techniques of concordances and collocations generation from sentence aligned parallel bilingual text corpora to compare semantic content and related translations. The approach is applicable in language teaching and is useful for teaching less resourced languages.