The DAD Parallel Corpora and their Uses

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The DAD Parallel Corpora and their Uses
This paper deals with the uses of the annotations of third person singular neuter pronouns in the DAD parallel and comparable corpora of Danish and Italian texts and spoken data. The annotations contain information about the functions of these pronouns and their uses act anaphora. Abstract anaphora have constructions such as verbal phrases, clauses and discourse segments as antecedents and abstract objects comprising events, situations and propositions. The analysis of the annotated data shows the language specific ristics of abstract anaphora in the two languages compared with the uses of abstract anaphora in English. Finally, the paper presents machine learning experiments run on the annotated data in order to identify the functions of third person singular neuter personal pronouns and neuter demonstrative pronouns. The results of these experiments vary from corpus to corpus. However, they are all comparable with the results obtained in similar tasks in other languages. This is very...
Costanza Navarretta
Added 29 Oct 2010
Updated 29 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2010
Where LREC
Authors Costanza Navarretta
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