Paper: Knowtator: A Protege Plug-In For Annotated Corpus Construction

ACL ID N06-4006
Title Knowtator: A Protege Plug-In For Annotated Corpus Construction
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session System Demonstration
Year 2006
Authors

A general-purpose text annotation tool called Knowtator is introduced. Knowtator facilitates the manual creation of annotated corpora that can be used for evaluating or training a variety of natural language proc- essing systems. Building on the strengths of the widely used Protégé knowledge rep- resentation system, Knowtator has been developed as a Protégé plug-in that lever- ages Protégé’s knowledge representation capabilities to specify annotation schemas. Knowtator’s unique advantage over other annotation tools is the ease with which complex annotation schemas (e.g. schemas which have constrained relationships be- tween annotation types) can be defined and incorporated into use. Knowtator is avail- able under the Mozilla Public License 1.1 at http://bionlp.sourceforge.net/Kno...