Word segmentationUp one level
Read the article Discovering Chinese Words from Unsegmented Text by Xianping Ge, Wanda Pratt, and Padhraic Smyth and try to answer the following questions:
- What problem are the authors trying to solve?
- The paper mentions other approaches; how do they differ from the approach outlined in the paper?
- Explain the approach described in the paper. What assumptions does it make?
- Discuss the results presented. What is meant by recall and precision? How does the performance compare to other approaches?