Courses

Summer Semester 2014/2015

Linguistic annotation and data extraction with XQuery

Follow the course on github

Content

The course will address the following main topics:

1) Layers of linguistic annotation: morphology, syntax, and semantics

2) The Ancient Greek and Latin Dependency Treebank, and Stanford Dependency

3) Verbnet, Framenet, and Wordnet

4) XQuery: how to navigate an XML document

5) XQuery: FLWOR expression


Goals

The aim of the course is twofold:

1) provide the student with the basics of Linguistics that are necessary to perform and properly understand linguistic annotation. This also includes knowledge of a selection of computational resources that are widely used to study morphosyntax and semantics

2) learn the basics of XQuery to manipulate XML documents, using BaseX


Course details

Course Name
Linguistic annotation and data extraction with XQuery

Instructor
Giuseppe G. A. Celano

Class Meetings
Tuesdays 15:15-16:45, Paulinum P-801

Language
English

Availability
Module for Bachelor/Master in Computer Science or Arts

Prerequisites
English level B2 or higher

Method of Teaching
– Seminar (2 SWS) = 30h attendance and 120 h self-study

Workload
5 LP = 150 working hours

Bibliography
To be published before the start of the semester on the homepage of the Chair of Digital Humanities