I tried to parse the sentence:
We present a new hypothesis for the Jurassic plate-tectonic evolution of the Gulf of Mexico basin and discuss how this evolution influenced Jurassic salt tectonics.
But I got a
My question is how to debug the -v output from ACE (or better use another tool) to understand what blocks the grammar to analyze this sentence? I suspect that a perfect answer would be to suggest me to attend the course http://courses.washington.edu/ling566/, right? But maybe someone can point me directly to the best reference to learn how to deal with this particular situation.
I imagine that LKB should provide better support for this situation (so probably I need to study the Copestake, Ann, Implementing Typed Feature Structure Grammars , 2001). Am I right?
Finally, I noted that the fail in the analysis may not be related necessarily to unknow lexical units. The sentence below, with 2 unknown words was correctly parsed:
In our hypothesis, Callovian salt was deposited in pre-existing crustal depressions on hyperextended continental and transitional crust.