CGELBank: CGEL as a Framework for English Syntax Annotation

  title={CGELBank: CGEL as a Framework for English Syntax Annotation},
  author={Brett Reynolds and Aryaman Arora and Nathan Schneider},
We introduce the syntactic formalism of the Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (CGEL) to the world of treebanking through the CGELBank project. We discuss some issues in linguistic analysis that arose in adapt-ing the formalism to corpus annotation, fol-lowed by quantitative and qualitative compar-isons with parallel UD and PTB treebanks. We argue that CGEL provides a good tradeoff between comprehensiveness of analysis and us-ability for annotation, which motivates expand-ing the… 

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