Combining Parallel Treebanks and Geo-Tagging

Abstract

This paper describes a new kind of semantic annotation in parallel treebanks. We build French-German parallel treebanks of mountaineering reports, a text genre that abounds with geographical names which we classify and ground with reference to a large gazetteer of Swiss toponyms. We discuss the challenges in obtaining a high recall and precision in automatic grounding, and sketch how we represent the grounding information in our treebank.

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@inproceedings{Volk2010CombiningPT, title={Combining Parallel Treebanks and Geo-Tagging}, author={Martin Volk and Anne G{\"{o}hring and Torsten Marek}, booktitle={Linguistic Annotation Workshop}, year={2010} }