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Automatic error detection in non-native English

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This thesis describes the development of Dapper (`Determiner And PrePosition Error Recogniser'), a system designed to automatically acquire models of occurrence for English prepositions and determiners to allow for the detection and correction of errors in their usage, especially in the writing of non-native speakers of the language. Prepositions and determiners are focused on because they are parts of speech whose usage is particularly challenging to acquire, both for students of the languag...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Computer Science
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
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MPLS
Department:
Computer Science
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Publication date:
2008
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2009-03-10

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