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Year 2016
Type in proceedings
Status published
Language English
Author(s) Cinková, Silvie Krejčová, Ema Vernerová, Anna Baisa, Vít
Date 6.9.2016
Title What Do Graded Decisions Tell Us about Verb Uses
Czech title Co nám říkají škálovaná rozhodování o užití sloves
Proceedings 2016: Tbilisi, Georgia: EURALEX International Congress: Proceedings of the XVII EURALEX International Congress: Lexicography and Linguistic Diversity
Pages range 318-328
How published online
URL http://euralex2016.tsu.ge/proceedings-p10.pdf
Supported by 2015-2017 GA15-20031S (Odkaz Zelliga S. Harrise: více lingvistické informace pro distribuční lexikální analýzu angličtiny a češtiny) 2016-2019 LM2015071 (LINDAT-CLARIN: Institut pro analýzu, zpracování a distribuci lingvistických dat) 2012-2016 PRVOUK P46 (Informatika) 2016 SVV 260 333 (Teoretické základy informatiky a výpočetní lingvistiky)
Czech abstract Tento článek pojednává o škálovaných rozhodnutích anotátorů v CPA analýze anglických sloves.
English abstract We work with 1450 concordances of 29 English verbs (50 concordances per lemma) and their corresponding entries in the Pattern Dictionary of English Verbs (PDEV). Three human annotators working independently but in parallel judged how well each lexical unit of the corresponding PDEV entry illustrates the given concordance. Thereafter they selected one best-fitting lexical unit for each concordance – while the former setup allowed for ties (equally good matches), the latter did not. We measure the interannotator agreement/correlation in both setups and show that our results are not worse (in fact, slightly better) than in an already published graded-decision annotation performed on a traditional dictionary. We also manually examine the cases where several PDEV lexical units were classified as good matches and how this fact affected the interannotator agreement in the bestfit setup. The main causes of overlap between lexical units include semantic coercion and regular polysemy, as well as occasionally insufficient abstraction from regular syntactic alternations, and eventually also arguments defined as optional and scattered across different lexical units despite not being mutually exclusive.
Specialization linguistics ("jazykověda")
Confidentiality default – not confidential
Open access no
Editor(s)* Tinatin Margalitadze; George Meladze
ISBN* 978-9941-13-542-2
Address* Tbilisi, Georgia
Publisher* Tbilisi University Press
Institution* Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
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