Paper: Rebanking CCGbank for Improved NP Interpretation

ACL ID P10-1022
Title Rebanking CCGbank for Improved NP Interpretation
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2010

Once released, treebanks tend to remain unchanged despite any shortcomings in their depth of linguistic analysis or cover- age of specific phenomena. Instead, sepa- rate resources are created to address such problems. In this paper we show how to improve the quality of a treebank, by in- tegrating resources and implementing im- proved analyses for specific constructions. We demonstrate this rebanking process by creating an updated version of CCG- bank that includes the predicate-argument structure of both verbs and nouns, base- NP brackets, verb-particle constructions, and restrictive and non-restrictive nominal modifiers; and evaluate the impact of these changes on a statistical parser.