Parsing the CHILDES Database: Methodology and Lessons Learned

@inproceedings{Sagae2001ParsingTC,
  title={Parsing the CHILDES Database: Methodology and Lessons Learned},
  author={Kenji Sagae and Alon Lavie and Brian MacWhinney},
  booktitle={IWPT},
  year={2001}
}
This paper discusses the process of parsing adult utterances directed to a child, in an effort to produce a syntactically annotated corpus of the verbal input to a human language learner. In parsing the Eve corpus of the CHILDES database, we encountered several challenges relating to parser coverage and ambiguity, for which we describe solutions that result… CONTINUE READING