Nabil Ababou

Work place: University Mohammed First, Faculty of Sciences, Oujda, Morocco



Research Interests: Applied computer science, Computer systems and computational processes, Natural Language Processing, Theoretical Computer Science


Nabil ababou received the Master in computer science from Mohamed First University, Morocco in 2012. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in Arabic natural language processing within the Laboratory Researches in Computer Science. His research interests are especially in Arabic syntactic analysis (parsing).

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Parsing Arabic Nominal Sentences Using Context Free Grammar and Fundamental Rules of Classical Grammar

By Nabil Ababou Azzeddine Mazroui Rachid Belehbib

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Aug. 2017

This work falls within the framework of the Arabic natural language processing. We are interested in parsing Arabic texts. Existing parsers generate parse trees that give an idea about the structure of the sentence without considering the syntactic functions specific to the Arabic language. Thus, the results are still insufficient in terms of syntactic information. The system we have developed in this article takes into consideration all these syntactic functions. This system begins with a morphological analysis in the context. Then, it uses a CFG grammar to extract the phrases and ends by exploiting the formalism of unification grammar and traditional grammar to combine these phrases and generate the final sentence structure.

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