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Title:
A Greek Corpus of Aphasic Discourse: Collection, Transcription, and Annotation Specifications
Author:
Spyridoula Varlokosta: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece Spyridoula Stamouli: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece / Institute for Language and Speech Processing / ‚ÄúAthena‚ÄĚ Research Center, Greece Athanassios Karasimos: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece / Academy of Athens, Greece Georgios Markopoulos: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece Maria Kakavoulia: Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece Michaela Nerantzini: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece / Northwestern University, USA Aikaterini Pantoula: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece Valantis Fyndanis: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece / University of Oslo, Norway Alexandra Economou: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece Athanassios Protopapas: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
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2016
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Proceedings of LREC 2016 Workshop. Resources and Processing of Linguistic and Extra-Linguistic Data from People with Various Forms of Cognitive/Psychiatric Impairments (RaPID-2016), Monday 23rd of May 2016
Issue:
128
Article no.:
003
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14 to 21
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8
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Abstract and fulltext
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2016-06-03
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978-91-7685-730-4
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Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
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Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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In this paper, the process of designing an annotated Greek Corpus of Aphasic Discourse (GREECAD) is presented. Given that resources of this kind are quite limited, a major aim of the GREECAD was to provide a set of specifications which could serve as a methodological basis for the development of other relevant corpora, and, therefore, to contribute to the future research in this area. The GREECAD was developed with the following requirements: a) to include a rather homogeneous sample of Greek as spoken by individuals with aphasia; b) to document speech samples with rich metadata, which include demographic information, as well as detailed information on the patients’ medical record and neuropsychological evaluation; c) to provide annotated speech samples, which encode information at the micro-linguistic (words, POS, grammatical errors, clause types, etc.) and discourse level (narrative structure elements, main events, evaluation devices, etc.). In terms of the design of the GREECAD, the basic requirements regarding data collection, metadata, transcription, and annotation procedures were set. The discourse samples were transcribed and annotated with the ELAN tool. To ensure accurate and consistent annotation, a Transcription and Annotation Guide was compiled, which includes detailed guidelines regarding all aspects of the transcription and annotation procedure.

Keywords: aphasia, aphasic discourse, annotated corpus

Proceedings of LREC 2016 Workshop. Resources and Processing of Linguistic and Extra-Linguistic Data from People with Various Forms of Cognitive/Psychiatric Impairments (RaPID-2016), Monday 23rd of May 2016

Author:
Spyridoula Varlokosta, Spyridoula Stamouli, Athanassios Karasimos, Georgios Markopoulos, Maria Kakavoulia, Michaela Nerantzini, Aikaterini Pantoula, Valantis Fyndanis, Alexandra Economou, Athanassios Protopapas
Title:
A Greek Corpus of Aphasic Discourse: Collection, Transcription, and Annotation Specifications
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Proceedings of LREC 2016 Workshop. Resources and Processing of Linguistic and Extra-Linguistic Data from People with Various Forms of Cognitive/Psychiatric Impairments (RaPID-2016), Monday 23rd of May 2016

Author:
Spyridoula Varlokosta, Spyridoula Stamouli, Athanassios Karasimos, Georgios Markopoulos, Maria Kakavoulia, Michaela Nerantzini, Aikaterini Pantoula, Valantis Fyndanis, Alexandra Economou, Athanassios Protopapas
Title:
A Greek Corpus of Aphasic Discourse: Collection, Transcription, and Annotation Specifications
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