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Projecting RMRS from TIGER Dependencies

Kathrin Spreyer; Anette Frank
In: Stefan Müller (Hrsg.). Proceedings of the HPSG 2005 Conference. International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG), CSLI Publications, Stanford, CA, 9/2005.


The paper presents a method for semantics construction that converts dependency structures from the TIGER dependency treebank to RMRSs as they are output by HPSG grammars. This approach allows us to construct a valuable resource for cross-framework parser evaluation for German. It can further be applied to existing dependency banks for English or other languages to produce RMRS semantic representations.