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The Manually Annotated Sub-Corpus: A Community Resource for and by the People

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The Manually Annotated Sub-Corpus: A Community Resource for and by the People
The Manually Annotated Sub-Corpus (MASC) project provides data and annotations to serve as the base for a communitywide annotation effort of a subset of the American National Corpus. The MASC infrastructure enables the incorporation of contributed annotations into a single, usable format that can then be analyzed as it is or ported to any of a variety of other formats. MASC includes data from a much wider variety of genres than existing multiply-annotated corpora of English, and the project is committed to a fully open model of distribution, without restriction, for all data and annotations produced or contributed. As such, MASC is the first large-scale, open, communitybased effort to create much needed language resources for NLP. This paper describes the MASC project, its corpus and annotations, and serves as a call for contributions of data and annotations from the language processing community.
Nancy Ide, Collin F. Baker, Christiane Fellbaum, R
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where ACL
Authors Nancy Ide, Collin F. Baker, Christiane Fellbaum, Rebecca J. Passonneau
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