PLIN063 Alghoritmic Descript. of Morphology

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. PhDr. Klára Osolsobě, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Klára Osolsobě, Dr.
Department of Czech Language - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jaroslava Vybíralová
Supplier department: Department of Czech Language - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisite: CJBB75.
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Course objectives
The goal of the seminar is to present a formal description of Czech morphology.
Learning outcomes
Student will:
- know how tools for automatic morphological analysis of Czech works;
- be able to to describe differences and similarities between the tagsets used for Czech;
- be able to employ the benefits of tagged corpus and avoid the limits of it.
  • 1. Algoritmic description of Czech morphology (word form segmentation and the rules of segment combination).
  • 2. Machine-readable dictionar (MRD).
  • 3. Morphologic patterns.
  • 4. Part of speech tagging limits.
  • 5. Limits of tokenization.
  • 6. Limits of lemmatization.
  • 7. Algoritmic description of adverbs derived from adjektivs.
  • 8. Algoritmic description of numerals.
  • 9. MWE (analytic verbal forms).
  • 10. Free morf –s.
  • Hajič J.: Desambiguation of Rich Inflection (Computational Morphology of Czech). Praha : Karolinum, Charles University Press, 2004.
  • OSOLSOBĚ, Klára. Algoritmický popis české formální morfologie a strojový slovník češtiny. 1996. 161 s.
  • Hajič J.: Unification Morphology Grammar. Praha : MFF UK, 1994. (Disertační práce.)
  • OSOLSOBĚ, Klára. Česká morfologie a korpusy (Czech morphology and corpora). Vyd. 1. Praha: Karolinum, 2014. 236 pp. ISBN 978-80-246-2562-1. URL info
Teaching methods
Problem/Solution presentation, homework, follow-up class discussion, project.
Assessment methods
Seminar final project (5-10 pages). Test.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020.
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