Annotating descriptively incomplete language phenomena

Fabian Barteld, Sarah Ihden, Ingrid Schröder, Heike Zinsmeister
2014 Proceedings of LAW VIII - The 8th Linguistic Annotation Workshop  
When annotating non-standard languages, descriptively incomplete language phenomena (EA-GLES, 1996) are often encountered. In this paper, we present examples of ambiguous forms taken from a historical corpus and offer a classification of such descriptively incomplete language phenomena and its rationale. We then discuss various approaches to the annotation of these phenomena, arguing that multiple annotations provide the most appropriate encoding strategy for the annotator. Finally, we show how
more » ... inally, we show how multiple annotations can be encoded in existing standards such as PAULA and GrAF. This work is licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Page numbers and proceedings footer are added by the organizers. License details: 1 All language abbreviations in this article correspond to ISO 639.
doi:10.3115/v1/w14-4915 dblp:conf/acllaw/BarteldISZ14 fatcat:q75birulrbaixjy7femknnl4ti