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Title:OntoNotes Release 5.0
Access Rights:Licensing Instructions for Subscription & Standard Members, and Non-Members: http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/language-resources/data/obtaining
Bibliographic Citation:Weischedel, Ralph, et al. OntoNotes Release 5.0 LDC2013T19. Web Download. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, 2013
Contributor:Weischedel, Ralph
Palmer, Martha
Marcus, Mitchell
Hovy, Eduard
Pradhan, Sameer
Ramshaw, Lance
Xue, Nianwen
Taylor, Ann
Kaufman, Jeff
Franchini, Michelle
El-Bachouti, Mohammed
Belvin, Robert
Houston, Ann
Date (W3CDTF):2013
Date Issued (W3CDTF):2013-10-16
Description:*Introduction* OntoNotes Release 5.0 is the final release of the OntoNotes project, a collaborative effort between BBN Technologies, the University of Colorado, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Southern Californias Information Sciences Institute. The goal of the project was to annotate a large corpus comprising various genres of text (news, conversational telephone speech, weblogs, usenet newsgroups, broadcast, talk shows) in three languages (English, Chinese, and Arabic) with structural information (syntax and predicate argument structure) and shallow semantics (word sense linked to an ontology and coreference). OntoNotes Release 5.0 contains the content of earlier releases -- OntoNotes Release 1.0 LDC2007T21, OntoNotes Release 2.0 LDC2008T04, OntoNotes Release 3.0 LDC2009T24 and OntoNotes Release 4.0 LDC2011T03 -- and adds source data from and/or additional annotations for, newswire (News), broadcast news (BN), broadcast conversation (BC), telephone conversation (Tele) and web data (Web) in English and Chinese and newswire data in Arabic. Also contained is English pivot text (Old Testament and New Testament text). This cumulative publication consists of 2.9 million words with counts shown in the table below. Arabic English Chinese News 300k 625k 250k BN n/a 200k 250k BC n/a 200k 150k Web n/a 300k 150k Tele n/a 120k 100k Pivot n/a n/a 300 The OntoNotes project built on two time-tested resources, following the Penn Treebank for syntax and the Penn PropBank for predicate-argument structure. Its semantic representation includes word sense disambiguation for nouns and verbs, with some word senses connected to an ontology, and coreference. *Data* Documents describing the annotation guidelines and the routines for deriving various views of the data from the database are included in the documentation directory of this release. The annotation is provided both in separate text files for each annotation layer (Treebank, PropBank, word sense, etc.) and in the form of an integrated relational database (ontonotes-v5.0.sql.gz) with a Python API to provide convenient cross-layer access. It is a known issue that this release contains some non-validating XML files. The included tools, however, use a non-validating XML parser to parse the .xml files and load the appropriate values. *Tools* This release includes OntoNotes DB Tool v0.999 beta, the tool used to assemble the database from the original annotation files. It can be found in the directory tools/ontonotes-db-tool-v0.999b. This tool can be used to derive various views of the data from the database, and it provides an API that can implement new queries or views. Licensing information for the OntoNotes DB Tool package is included in its source directory. *Samples* Please view these samples: * Chinese * Arabic * English *Updates* Additional documentation was added on December 11, 2014 and is included in downloads after that date. *Acknowledgment* This work is supported in part by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, GALE Program Grant No. HR0011-06-1-003. The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the Government, and no official endorsement should be inferred.
Extent:Corpus size: 2806280 KB
ISBN: 1-58563-659-2
ISLRN: 151-738-649-048-2
DOI: 10.35111/xmhb-2b84
Mandarin Chinese
Language (ISO639):eng
License:LDC User Agreement for Non-Members: https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/license/ldc-non-members-agreement.pdf
Medium:Distribution: Web Download
Publisher:Linguistic Data Consortium
Publisher (URI):https://www.ldc.upenn.edu
Relation (URI):https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/docs/LDC2013T19
Rights Holder:Portions © 2006 Abu Dhabi TV, © 2006 Agence France Presse, © 2006 Al-Ahram, © 2006 Al Alam News Channel, © 2006 Al Arabiya, © 2006 Al Hayat, © 2006 Al Iraqiyah, © 2006 Al Quds-Al Arabi, © 2006 Anhui TV, © 2002, 2006 An Nahar, © 2006 Asharq-al-Awsat, © 2010 Bible League International, © 2005 Cable News Network, LP, LLLP, © 2000-2001 China Broadcasting System, © 2000-2001, 2005-2006 China Central TV, © 2006 China Military Online, © 2000-2001 China National Radio, © 2006 Chinanews.com, © 2000-2001 China Television System, © 1989 Dow Jones & Company, Inc., © 2006 Dubai TV, © 2006 Guangming Daily, © 2006 Kuwait TV, © 2005-2006 National Broadcasting Company, Inc., © 2006 New Tang Dynasty TV, © 2006 Nile TV, © 2006 Oman TV, © 2006 PAC Ltd, © 2006 Peoples Daily Online, © 2005-2006 Phoenix TV, © 2000-2001 Sinorama Magazine, © 2006 Syria TV, © 1996-1998, 2006 Xinhua News Agency, © 1996, 1997, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013 Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
Type (DCMI):Text
Type (OLAC):primary_text


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Citation: Weischedel, Ralph; Palmer, Martha; Marcus, Mitchell; Hovy, Eduard; Pradhan, Sameer; Ramshaw, Lance; Xue, Nianwen; Taylor, Ann; Kaufman, Jeff; Franchini, Michelle; El-Bachouti, Mohammed; Belvin, Robert; Houston, Ann. 2013. Linguistic Data Consortium.
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