Measures of fuzzy disarray in linguistic typology

Luca Bortolussi, Andrea Sgarro, Liviu P. Dinu.

We extend crisp measures of disarray to the vaguely defined context of nat- ural languages, so as to tackle problems of linguistic typology related to the or- der of words. We deal both with short abstract structure of the type "subject verb object", and with texts in the orig- inal language and in a translation. Pre- liminary experimental results are pro- vided.

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