Alex Chengyu Fang

Department of Phonetics and Linguistics
University College London
Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Phone 0207 679 5026
Fax   0207 383 4108
Email alex@phonetics.ucl.ac.uk
WWW   http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/alex/home.htm


Research Projects

  • Statistical analyses of English corpora 
  • Part-of-speech tagging
  • Syntactic parsing 
  • Grammatical and syntactic retrieval
  • Automated grammar induction
  • Lexical database construction
  • Multi-lingual text alignment
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  • Syntax-based speech processing
  • Corpus construction and annotation
  • Computer-aided language learning and teaching
      • Corpus-based readability indexing
      • Corpus-based lexical selection
  • Aspects of English:
      • Verb forms and subcategorisations
      • Prepositional phrases
      • Infinitival clauses
      • -ing clauses
      • Lexis

    My current research includes mainly the design and implementation of a syntactic formalism for a speech synthesis project funded by EPSRC's Speech and Language programme. I am also completing my PhD on parsing with case-based reasoning supervised by Dr Mark Huckvale.


    Author: Alex Chengyu Fang - Last updated: 2 October 1997