Šárka Zikánová

office
423
email
sarka.zikanova@mff.cuni.cz
phone
+420 951 554 224
fax
+420 257 223 293
address
Malostranské náměstí 25
118 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic

Main Research Interests

Discourse, information structure, syntax, word order

Modern Czech; Czech language of the 16th and 17th century (stylistics, syntax, Latin influences)

Projects

Coreference, discourse relations and information structure in a contrastive perspective (PI, Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, project number P406/12/0658. [Koreference, diskurs a aktuální členění v kontrastivním pohledu])

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education:

1995–2001 FF UK in Prague in Czech Language and Literature – Latin (Mgr.)

2001–2006 postgradual studies at FF UK in Prague in Czech language (Ph.D., PhDr.)

 

Professional experience:

2002–present: Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, (MFF UK, Prague) – annotation and research on topic-focus articulation in Czech, management of discourse annotation, research on discourse

2002–present: Institute of Czech language and Theory of Communication (FF UK, Prague) – teaching assistant; lessons of Czech (historical grammar, syntax, slavistics, information structure and discourse analysis, introduction into the work with the Prague Dependency Treebank); supervisor of Mgr. and Ph.D. students

 

Organizational activities:

Member of the local organizational committee of the international Workshop on Discourse, ÚFAL MFF UK, Prague 2011

 

Membership in scientific societies:

Czech Committee of Slavists

Czech Grammatical Committee

Teaching

List of classesNPFL100 - Variability of languages in time and space

Selected Bibliography

Poláková Lucie, Jínová Pavlína, Zikánová Šárka, Hajičová Eva, Mírovský Jiří, Nedoluzhko Anna, Rysová Magdaléna, Pavlíková Veronika, Zdeňková Jana, Pergler Jiří, Ocelák Radek (2012): Prague Discourse Treebank 1.0. Data/software, ÚFAL MFF UK, Prague, Czech Republic, http://ufal.mff.cuni.cz/discourse/

Poláková Lucie, Jínová Pavlína, Zikánová Šárka, Bedřichová Zuzanna, Mírovský Jiří, Rysová Magdaléna, Zdeňková Jana, Pavlíková Veronika, Hajičová Eva (2012): Manual for Annotation of Discourse Relations in Prague Dependency Treebank. Technical report no. 2012/47, Copyright © Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 1-83, 83 pp.

Zikánová, Šárka – Mladová, Lucie – Mírovský, Jiří – Jínová, Pavlína. (2010) Typical Cases of Annotators’ Disagreement in Discourse Annotations in Prague Dependency Treebank. In: Calzolari, Nicoletta et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC''10). 19.-23. 5. 2010, Valletta, Malta: European Language Resources Association (ELRA). ISBN 2-9517408-6-7, pp. 2002-2006. http://www.lrec-conf.org/proceedings/lrec2010/index.html

Mírovský Jiří, Mladová Lucie, Zikánová Šárka. (2010) Connective-Based Measuring of the Inter-Annotator Agreement in the Annotation of Discourse in PDT. In: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling 2010), Copyright © Tsinghua University Press, Chinese Information Processing Society of China, Beijing, China, ISBN 9787302234562, pp. 775-781, 2010

Zikánová, Šárka. (2009) Postavení slovesného přísudku ve starší češtině (1500-1620). AUC Philologica, Monographia CLII. Praha: Nakladatelství Karolinum. ISBN 978-80-246-1381-9. ISSN 0567-8277. 233 s.

Zikánová, Šárka – Týnovský, Miroslav. (2009) Identification of Topic and Focus in Czech: Comparative Evaluation on Prague Dependency Treebank. In: Zybatow, Gerhild et al. (eds.), Studies in Formal Slavic Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics and Information Structure. Formal Description of Slavic Languages 7, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, ISBN 978-3-631-57788-2, ISSN 1436-6150, pp. 343-353.