Treebank Conversion. Converting the NEGRA treebank to an LTAG grammar

Anette Frank

In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Multi-layer Corpus-based Analysis. Eurolan Summer Schools (Eurolan-2001), Iasi, Romania, 2001.


We present a method for rule-based structure conversion of existing treebanks, which aims at the extraction of linguistically sound, corpus-based grammars in a specific grammatical framework. We apply this method to the NEGRA treebank to derive an LTAG grammar of German.

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Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence