Demo 1   -- Verb Patterns Classification

Preparing data for a supervised machine learning task
Manual annotation and basic data analysis 

  • You will work with two English verbs, namely cry and enlarge.
  • First, get familiar with the verbs. Look at their dictionary definitions.
    (The following excerpts are taken from the Collins Cobuild English Dictionary.)


Your task  --  manual annotation of a sample data

  • You will be given 10+10 sentences with the given verbs
  • You should recognize the pattern of verb usage


  • For each sentence you should assign a pattern that fits best the given sentence
    • if you do not think that no pattern matches the sentence, choose "u"
    • if you do not think that the given word is a verb, choose "x"


Demo data