International Conference on Dependency Linguistics Depling 2011

International Conference on Dependency Linguistics Depling 2011, Barcelona


Kim Gerdes (Sorbonne Nouvelle), Eva Hajicová (Charles University), and Leo Wanner (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and ICREA)

Introduction … iii

Theoretical foundations

Igor Melcuk (University of Montreal)

Dependency in Language … 1

Kim Gerdes (Sorbonne Nouvelle) and Sylvain Kahane (Université Paris Ouest)

Defining dependencies (and constituents) … 17

Nicolas Mazziotta (Universität Stuttgart)

Coordination of verbal dependents in Old French: coordination as a specified juxtaposition or apposition … 28

Timothy Osborne

Type 2 Rising: A Contribution to a DG Account of Discontinuities … 38

Thomas Groß (Aichi University)

Clitics in Dependency Morphology … 47

Thomas Groß (Aichi University)

Catenae in Morphology … 58

Federico Gobbo and Marco Benini (University of Insubria)

From Structural Syntax to Constructive Adpositional Grammars … 69


Ke Wang and Rongpei Wang (Dalian University of Technology)

Implementing Categorial Grammar in Semantic Analysis: from Frame Semantics’ View … 79

Orsolya Vincze and Margarita Alonso Ramos (Universidade da Coruña)

A proposal for the multilevel linguistic representation of Spanish person names … 85

Michael Hahn and Detmar Meurers (Universität Tübingen)

On deriving semantic representations from dependencies: A practical approach for evaluating meaning in learner corpora … 94

Tree banks

Alicia Burga (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Simon Mille (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Leo Wanner (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and ICREA)

Looking Behind the Scenes of Syntactic Dependency Corpus Annotation: Towards a Motivated Annotation Schema of Surface-Syntax in Spanish … 104

Katri Haverinen, Filip Ginter, Veronika Laippala, Samuel Kohonen, Timo Viljanen, Jenna Nyblom, and Tapio Salakoski (University of Turku)

A Dependency-based Analysis of Treebank Annotation Errors … 115

Henrik Høeg Müller (Copenhagen Business School)

The Copenhagen Dependency Treebank (CDT). Extending syntactic annotation to morphology and semantics … 125

Markus Dickinson and Marwa Ragheb (Indiana University)

Dependency Annotation of Coordination for Learner Language … 135

Eva Maria Duran Eppler (Roehampton University)

The Dependency Distance Hypothesis for bilingual code-switching … 145

Kristiina Muhonen and Tanja Purtonen (University of Helsinki)

Creating a Dependency Syntactic Treebank: Towards Intuitive Language Modeling … 155

Xinying Chen, Chunshan Xu, and Wenwen Li (Communication University of China)

Extracting Valency Patterns of Word Classes from Syntactic Complex Networks … 165

Linguistic issues

Jarmila Panevová and Magda Ševcíková (Charles University)

Delimitation of information between grammatical rules and lexicon … 173

Katerina Rysová (Charles University)

The Unmarked Word Order of Inner Participants in Czech, With the Focus on the Systemic Ordering of Actor and Patient … 183

Dina El Kassas (Minya University)

Representation of Zero and Dummy Subject Pronouns within multi-strata dependency framework … 193

Taiki Yoshimura (Osaka University)

The ‘Errant’ Scope of Question in Turkish: A Word Grammar Account … 204

Andreas Pankau (Goethe Universität Frankfurt and Universiteit Utrecht)

Wh-Copying in German as Replacement … 214

Kensei Sugayama (Kyoto Prefectural University)

Why kono akai hana and akai kono hana Are Both Possible in Japanese: A Word Grammar Account … 224

Pavlína Jinová, Lucie Mladová, and Jirí Mírovský (Charles University)

Sentence Structure and Discourse Structure: Possible Parallels … 233

Formal issues

Vered Silber-Varod (The Open University of Israel and Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering)

Dependencies over prosodic boundary tones in Spontaneous Spoken Hebrew … 241

Bernd Bohnet (Universität Stuttgart), Leo Wanner (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and ICREA), and Simon Mille (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Statistical Language Generation from Semantic Structures … 251

Alexander Dikovsky (Université de Nantes)

Categorial Dependency Grammars: from Theory to Large Scale Grammars … 262

Ramadan Alfared, Denis Béchet, and Alexander Dikovsky (Université de Nantes)

“CDG LAB”: a Toolbox for Dependency Grammars and Dependency Treebanks Development … 272


Bernd Bohnet (Universität Stuttgart)

Comparing Advanced Graph-based and Transition-based Dependency Parsers … 282

Niels Beuck, Arne Köhn and Wolfgang Menzel (Universität Hamburg)

Incremental Parsing and the Evaluation of Partial Dependency Analyses … 290

Ozlem Cetinoglu, Anton Bryl, Jennifer Foster and Josef Van Genabith (Dublin City University, Ireland)

Improving Dependency Label Accuracy using Statistical Post-editing: A Cross-Framework Study … 300

Julia Krivanek and Walt Detmar Meurers (Universität Tübingen)

Comparing Rule-Based and Data-Driven Dependency Parsing of Learner Language … 310

Igor Boguslavsky, Leonid Iomdin, Leonid Tsinman, Victor Sizov, and Vadim Petrochenkov (Russian Academy of Sciences)

Rule-Based Dependency Parser Refined by Empirical and Corpus Statistics … 318