The Annotation Scheme of the Turkish Discourse Bank and an Evaluation of Inconsistent Annotations

  title={The Annotation Scheme of the Turkish Discourse Bank and an Evaluation of Inconsistent Annotations},
  author={Deniz Zeyrek and Isin Demirsahin and Ayisigi B. Sevdik-Calli and Hale {\"O}gel Balaban and Ihsan Yalcinkaya and Umit Deniz Turan},
  booktitle={Linguistic Annotation Workshop},
In this paper, we report on the annotation procedures we developed for annotating the Turkish Discourse Bank (TDB), an effort that extends the Penn Discourse Tree Bank (PDTB) annotation style by using it for annotating Turkish discourse. After a brief introduction to the TDB, we describe the annotation cycle and the annotation scheme we developed, defining which parts of the scheme are an extension of the PDTB and which parts are different. We provide inter-coder reliability calculations on the… CONTINUE READING
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