SpatialML: Annotation Scheme, Corpora, and Tools

  title={SpatialML: Annotation Scheme, Corpora, and Tools},
  author={Inderjeet Mani and Janet Hitzeman and Justin Richer and Dave Harris and Rob Quimby and Ben Wellner},
SpatialML is an annotation scheme for marking up references to places in natural language. It covers both named and nominal references to places, grounding them where possible with geo-coordinates, including both relative and absolute locations, and characterizes relationships among places in terms of a region calculus. A freely available annotation editor has been developed for SpatialML, along with a corpus of annotated documents released by the Linguistic Data Consortium. Inter-annotator… CONTINUE READING
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