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Coping with Construals in Broad-Coverage Semantic Annotation of Adpositions [article]

Jena D. Hwang, Archna Bhatia, Na-Rae Han, Tim O'Gorman, Vivek Srikumar, Nathan Schneider
2017 arXiv   pre-print
We consider the semantics of prepositions, revisiting a broad-coverage annotation scheme used for annotating all 4,250 preposition tokens in a 55,000 word corpus of English.  ...  Our proposal is to embrace the potential for construal in adposition use, expressing such phenomena directly at the token level to manage complexity and avoid sense proliferation.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the rest of our CARMLS team-Martha Palmer, Ken Litkowski, Katie Conger, and Meredith Green-for participating in weekly discussions of adposition semantics; Michael Ellsworth for  ... 
arXiv:1703.03771v1 fatcat:bwkwsdmlrjht7g7lhu5zqmkpg4

Adposition and Case Supersenses v2.5: Guidelines for English [article]

Nathan Schneider, Jena D. Hwang, Archna Bhatia, Vivek Srikumar, Na-Rae Han, Tim O'Gorman, Sarah R. Moeller, Omri Abend, Adi Shalev, Austin Blodgett, Jakob Prange
2020 arXiv   pre-print
of adposition and case phenomena in Hebrew, Hindi, Korean, and German.  ...  This document offers a detailed linguistic description of SNACS (Semantic Network of Adposition and Case Supersenses; Schneider et al., 2018), an inventory of 50 semantic labels ("supersenses") that characterize  ...  The function annotation reflects the semantics of the morphosyntactic coding (i.e. the choice of adposition). predicate such as a content verb, this will often correspond to a semantic role like AGENT,  ... 
arXiv:1704.02134v6 fatcat:jq5v4ykkp5g5fhd33kkargwpxq

A linguistic ontology of space for natural language processing

John A. Bateman, Joana Hois, Robert Ross, Thora Tenbrink
2010 Artificial Intelligence  
We cover language concerned with space, actions in space and spatial relationships and develop an ontological organization that relates such expressions to general classes of fixed semantic import.  ...  Treaitng the semantics of natural language expressions concerning space in this way offers a substantial simplification of the general problem of relating natural spatial language to its contextualized  ...  Broad corpus-driven evaluation of linguistic coverage For the reasons explained above, we must consider the breadth of GUM's coverage of linguistic data and not only its detail.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.artint.2010.05.008 fatcat:sd5lfst4tvaxlnvbpsswqjop5e

Quaderni di Linguistica e Studi Orientali / Working Papers in Linguistics and Oriental Studies, Vol. 7, 2021. Full Issue

Maria Rita Manzini, Leonardo Maria Savoia
This work is the result of the collaboration of the authors in all respects.  ...  I am grateful to the audience of the 46 th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (University of Siena) for useful remarks and questions.  ...  .), adpositions and adverbs with gerundive forms as illustrated in the examples in (7-9).  ... 
doi:10.13128/qulso-2421-7220-12097 fatcat:tycvcc3fyndwpb4y7wae4hufoq