Information structure in cross-linguistic corpora : annotation guidelines for phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and information structure

  • This volume presents annotation guidelines that have been developed in the context of the SFB 632, a collaborative research center entitled "Information Structure: the Linguistic Means for Structuring Utterances, Sentences and Texts". An important result of the SFB 632 are the SFB corpora from more than 20 typologically different languages, which have been annotated according to the guidelines presented here. The ultimate target of the data and its annotations is to support the study of Information Structure. Information Structure involves all levels of grammar and, hence, the present guidelines cover relevant aspects of all these levels: - Phonology - Morphology - Syntax - Semantics - Information Structure These levels are dealt with in individual chapters, containing tagset declarations with obligatory and optional tags, detailed annotation instructions, and illustrative examples. The volume also presents an evaluation of inter-annotator agreement of Syntax and Information Structural annotation.

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Publication series (Volume number):Interdisciplinary studies on information structure : ISIS ; working papers of the SFB 632 (7)
Publisher:Universitätsverlag Potsdam
Place of publishing:Potsdam
Editor(s):Stefanie Dipper, Michael Goetze, Stavros Skopeteas
Publication type:Monograph/Edited Volume
Publication year:2007
Publishing institution:Universität Potsdam
Release date:2007/06/15
Number of pages:210
RVK - Regensburg classification:ER 300
Organizational units:Humanwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Strukturbereich Kognitionswissenschaften / Department Linguistik
DDC classification:4 Sprache / 40 Sprache / 400 Sprache
Collection(s):Universität Potsdam / Schriftenreihen / Interdisciplinary studies on information structure : ISIS ; working papers of the SFB 632, ISSN 1866-4725
Publishing method:Universitätsverlag Potsdam
Institution name at the time of the publication:Humanwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Institut für Linguistik / Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
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Information structure in Cross-Linguistic Corpora / Volume Editor: Stefanie Dipper... - Potsdam : Univ.-Verl., 2007. - 210 S. : graph. Darst.
(Interdisciplinary studies on information structure ; 7)
ISSN 1614-4708
ISBN 978-3-939469-66-7
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