A Karaka Based Annotation Scheme for English

  title={A Karaka Based Annotation Scheme for English},
  author={Ashwini Vaidya and Samar Husain and Prashanth Mannem and Dipti Misra Sharma},
The paper describes an annotation scheme for English based on Panini’s concept of karakas. We describe how the scheme handles certain constructions in English. By extending the karaka scheme for a fixed word order language, we hope to bring out its advantages as a concept that incorporates some ‘local semantics’. Our comparison with PTB-II and PropBank brings out its intermediary status between a morpho-syntactic and semantic level. Further work can show how this could benefit tasks like… CONTINUE READING
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