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Title:
Assessing the Annotation Consistency of the Universal Dependencies Corpora
Author:
Marie-Catherine de Marneffe: Linguistics Department, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA Matias Grioni: Computer Science Department, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA Jenna Kanerva: Turku NLP group, University of Turku, Finland Filip Ginter: Turku NLP group, University of Turku, Finland
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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.:
014
Pages:
108-115
No. of pages:
8
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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A fundamental issue in annotation efforts is to ensure that the same phenomena within and across corpora are annotated consistently. To date, there has not been a clear and obvious way to ensure annotation consistency of dependency corpora. Here, we revisit the method of Boyd et al. (2008) to flag inconsistencies in dependency corpora, and evaluate it on three languages with varying degrees of morphology (English, French, and Finnish UD v2).We show that the method is very efficient in finding errors in the annotations. We also build an annotation tool, which we will make available, that helps to streamline the manual annotation required by the method.

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

Author:
Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Matias Grioni, Jenna Kanerva, Filip Ginter
Title:
Assessing the Annotation Consistency of the Universal Dependencies Corpora
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Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (Depling 2017), September 18-20, 2017, UniversitĂ  di Pisa, Italy

Author:
Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Matias Grioni, Jenna Kanerva, Filip Ginter
Title:
Assessing the Annotation Consistency of the Universal Dependencies Corpora
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