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Double Trouble: The Problem of Construal in Semantic Annotation of Adpositions

Jena D. Hwang, Archna Bhatia, Na-Rae Han, Tim O'Gorman, Vivek Srikumar, Nathan Schneider
2017 Proceedings of the 6th Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM 2017)  
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, Omri Abend, Katie Conger, and Meredith Green-for participating in weekly discussions of adposition semantics; Michael  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/s17-1022 dblp:conf/starsem/HwangBHOSS17 fatcat:iovwoki32rhxbggmyywnutal6y

Double Trouble: The Problem of Construal in Semantic Annotation of Adpositions

Hwang, Jena D.; Bhatia, Archna; Han, Na-Rae; O'Gorman, Tim; Srikumar, Vivek; Schneider, Nathan
2018
Double Trouble: The Problem of Construal in Semantic Annotation of Adpositions Jena D.  ...  In the interest of developing comprehensively annotated corpora and robust natural language understanding systems, we seek a scheme to facilitate full annotation of semantic relations mediated by adpositions  ... 
doi:10.7275/r5z899m6 fatcat:iybc5ssc65gznal2664gafyvw4

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

Innovative features of nouns and pronouns in Chadic languages of the Nigerian Gongola-Benue basin [chapter]

Sergio Baldi, Rudolf Leger
2020 West African languages. Linguistic theory and communication  
The IDP camp in Damare, Girei, Adamawa state was established by Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency in response to the infl ux of people roaming Yola town at the heat of the crises in 2014 at the  ...  Theresa IDP camp in Jimeta Yola narrated that some of the people who fl ed the areas under attack arrived in Yola and were roaming the streets.  ...  The iconic handshapes share form-meaning mappings with the construals of the linguistic form and the construals of real-world objects.  ... 
doi:10.31338/uw.9788323546313.pp.46-56 fatcat:x6weuxu6fvazbehjiknwysnjki

Nominal classification and verbal nouns in Baïnounk Gubëeher

Alexander Yao Cobbinah
2013
The genealogical links and subgrouping within Atlantic used today go back to Sapir, built on lexicostatistic methods. According to this model, the genealogical affiliation  ...  The preliminary hypothesis points towards a sortal (e.g. types of birds) or collective (e.g. flocks of birds) semantics of the double-marked form ja-puul-oŋ.  ...  The ancestors are an important factor in Baïnounk religion as practised in Djibonker: they are highly esteemed and their help and advice is sought in times of trouble.  ... 
doi:10.25501/soas.00017370 fatcat:furew75dvfcmhbcylzxph5w44e

ANUARIO DEL SEMINARIO DE FILOLOGÍA VASCA «JULIO DE URQUIJO» International Journal of Basque Linguistics and Philology

Manuel Agud, -Luis Michelena, Zuzendariak Directores, Directors, Joseba Lakarra, Jumi, Jacques Allieres, Toulouse, Patxi Altuna, Jesus Antonio, Cid, Lyle Campbell (+23 others)
2007 unpublished
BIDE 2005 would not have taken place without the help and support of many colleagues.  ...  First, we want to thank the scientific committee for their help in the review process. These are Asier Alcázar (  ...  The first step in the process of mapping argument structure to surface complements is the annotation of bare lexical structure. Annotation assigns a function to semantic arguments.  ... 
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Animacy, agency and causality in Korean voice and diathesis: A cognitive-semiotic usage-based perspective

Stefan L. Knoob
2007
These are marked on the verb, but voice categories are primarily semantic and equally basic.  ...  to voice categories, causative and passive usage of unmarked basic verbs, and animacy, agency and causality differentiation in the diathesis system.  ...  of conceptual construal that belongs within the language system.  ... 
doi:10.25501/soas.00029358 fatcat:h7bwg2cu7bda5ni4zr4hgern6u

Gender and person agreement in Cicipu discourse

Stuart John McGill
2009
The alternation proves to be complex to describe, involving a constellation of lexical, phonological, morphosyntactic, semantic and discourse-pragmatic factors.  ...  For a number of these targets, gender agreement is in competition with a separate paradigm, that of PERSON agreement.  ...  in many languages, double-object constructions exist where one o f the objects bears the semantic role of recipient and the other that of theme.  ... 
doi:10.25501/soas.00028856 fatcat:ttj4ys3tkrhtnfso3pbthzi4v4

UC Santa Cruz Representing Language: Essays in Honor of Judith Aissen Title Representing Language: Essays in Honor of Publication Date

Judith Permalink, Gutiérrez-Bravo, Rodrigo Mikkelsen, Line Potsdam, Eric
2011 unpublished
We are both grateful for her influence and guidance in our own work, as well as for her pioneering research into the structure of Mayan languages.  ...  All errors are of course our own. Authors' names are listed in alphabetical order. Anne Sturgeon first undergo A-movement to the vP domain, and then the highest wh-expressions raises to [Spec, IP].  ...  , hence a strong construal.  ... 
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