Part-of-Speech Tagging on an Endangered Language: a Parallel Griko-Italian Resource

@inproceedings{Anastasopoulos2018PartofSpeechTO,
  title={Part-of-Speech Tagging on an Endangered Language: a Parallel Griko-Italian Resource},
  author={Antonios Anastasopoulos and Marika Lekakou and Josep Quer and Eleni Zimianiti and Justin DeBenedetto and David Chiang},
  booktitle={COLING},
  year={2018}
}
Most work on part-of-speech (POS) tagging is focused on high resource languages, or examines low-resource and active learning settings through simulated studies. We evaluate POS tagging techniques on an actual endangered language, Griko. We present a resource that contains 114 narratives in Griko, along with sentence-level translations in Italian, and provides gold annotations for the test set. Based on a previously collected small corpus, we investigate several traditional methods, as well as… CONTINUE READING
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