Re: Corpora: French stop words?

Jean Veronis (
Thu, 04 Feb 1999 13:49:09 +0100

At 11:56 04/02/99 +0100, Noemi Preissner wrote:
>I would like to create lists of tokens that can't end regular English, French
>and German sentences. I guess I can get a lot of them by exploiting stop word
>lists (closed class words?). I'm lacking a stop word list for French though.
>Any hints where I could get one? Or maybe lists of the kind I want to create
>already exist? If so, they would be _even more_ helpful ;-)

I am not sure that I understand the relationship between the stop list and
the initial problem of non-ending words. However, I do have a stop list for
French. I am not aware of any list of non-ending words already created.

Jean Véronis, Professeur de Linguistique et Informatique
Directeur du Centre Informatique pour les Lettres et Sciences Humaines
Université de Provence
13621, Aix-en-Provence cedex 1, France