Paper: Software For Annotating Argument Structure

ACL ID A97-2016
Title Software For Annotating Argument Structure
Venue Applied Natural Language Processing Conference
Session Main Conference
Year 1997
Authors

We present a tool developed for annota- ting corpora with argument structure re- presentations. The presentation focuses on the architecture of the annotation scheme and a number of techniques for increa- sing the efficiency and accuracy of annota- tion. Among others, we show how the as- signment of grammatical functions can be automatised using standard part-of-speech tagging methods. 1 The Annotation Scheme Several features of the tool have been introduced to suite the requirements imposed by the architecture of the annotation scheme (cf. (Skut et al. , 1997)), which can itself be characterised as follows: • Direct representation of the underlying argu- ment structure in terms of unordered trees; • Rudimentary, flat representations; uniform treatment of local and non-local dependenci...