Annotating Sanskrit Corpus: Adapting IL-POSTS

  title={Annotating Sanskrit Corpus: Adapting IL-POSTS},
  author={Girish Nath Jha and Madhav Gopal and Diwakar Mishra},
In this paper we present an experiment on the use of the hierarchical Indic Languages POS Tagset (IL-POSTS) (Baskaran et al 2008 a&b) , developed by Microsoft Research India (MSRI) for tagging Indian languages, for annotating Sanskrit corpus. Sanskrit is a language with richer morphology and relatively free word-order. The authors have included and excluded certain tags according to the requirements of the Sanskrit data. A revision to the annotation guidelines done for IL-POSTS is also… CONTINUE READING

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