Paper: The LinGO Redwoods Treebank: Motivation And Preliminary Applications

ACL ID C02-2025
Title The LinGO Redwoods Treebank: Motivation And Preliminary Applications
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session project notes
Year 2002
Authors

The LinGO Redwoods initiative is a seed activity in the de- sign and development of a new type of treebank. While sev- eral medium- to large-scale treebanks exist for English (and for other major languages), pre-existing publicly available re- sources exhibit the following limitations: (i) annotation is mono-stratal, either encoding topological (phrase structure) or tectogrammatical (dependency) information, (ii) the depth of linguistic information recorded is comparatively shallow, (iii) the design and format of linguistic representation in the tree- bank hard-wires a small, predefined range of ways in which information can be extracted from the treebank, and (iv) rep- resentations in existing treebanks are static and over the (often year- or decade-long) evolution of a large-scale treeba...