Litong Chen


PyCantonese: Cantonese Linguistics and NLP in Python
Jackson Lee | Litong Chen | Charles Lam | Chaak Ming Lau | Tsz-Him Tsui
Proceedings of the Thirteenth Language Resources and Evaluation Conference

This paper introduces PyCantonese, an open-source Python library for Cantonese linguistics and natural language processing. After the library design, implementation, corpus data format, and key datasets included are introduced, the paper provides an overview of the currently implemented functionality: stop words, handling Jyutping romanization, word segmentation, part-of-speech tagging, and parsing Cantonese text.