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Title:
A Dependency Treebank for Kurmanji Kurdish
Author:
Memduh Gökirmak: Department of Computer Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey Francis M. Tyers: School of Linguistics, Higher School of Economics, Russia
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Year:
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.:
009
Pages:
64-72
No. of pages:
9
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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This paper describes the development of the first syntactically annotated corpus of Kurmanji Kurdish. The corpus was used as one of the surprise languages in the 2017 CoNLL shared task on parsing Universal Dependencies. In the paper we describe how the corpus was prepared, some Kurmanji specific constructions that required special treatment, and we give results for parsing Kurdish using two popular data driven parsers.

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

Author:
Memduh Gökirmak, Francis M. Tyers
Title:
A Dependency Treebank for Kurmanji Kurdish
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Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (Depling 2017), September 18-20, 2017, UniversitĂ  di Pisa, Italy

Author:
Memduh Gökirmak, Francis M. Tyers
Title:
A Dependency Treebank for Kurmanji Kurdish
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