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Title:
Revising the METU-Sabanci Turkish Treebank: An Exercise in Surface-Syntactic Annotation of Agglutinative Languages
Author:
Alicia Burga: Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain Alp Ă–ktem: Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain Leo Wanner: ICREA and Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
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2017
Conference:
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (Depling 2017), September 18-20, 2017, UniversitĂ  di Pisa, Italy
Issue:
139
Article no.:
006
Pages:
32-41
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2017-09-13
ISBN:
978-91-7685-467-9
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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In this paper, we present a revision of the training set of the METU-Sabanci Turkish syntactic dependency treebank composed of 4997 sentences in accordance with the principles of the Meaning-Text Theory (MTT). MTT reflects the multilayered nature of language by a linguistic model in which each linguistic phenomenon is treated at its corresponding level(s). Our analysis of the METU-Sabanci syntactic relation tagset reveals that it encodes deepmorphological and surface-syntactic phenomena, which should be separated according to the MTT model. We propose an schema and show that this schema also allows for a sound projection of the obtained surface annotation onto a deepsyntactic annotation, as needed for the implementation of down-stream language understanding applications.

Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (Depling 2017), September 18-20, 2017, UniversitĂ  di Pisa, Italy

Author:
Alicia Burga, Alp Ă–ktem, Leo Wanner
Title:
Revising the METU-Sabanci Turkish Treebank: An Exercise in Surface-Syntactic Annotation of Agglutinative Languages
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Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (Depling 2017), September 18-20, 2017, UniversitĂ  di Pisa, Italy

Author:
Alicia Burga, Alp Ă–ktem, Leo Wanner
Title:
Revising the METU-Sabanci Turkish Treebank: An Exercise in Surface-Syntactic Annotation of Agglutinative Languages
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