By Kar?n Fort
This ebook provides a special chance for developing a constant snapshot of collaborative guide annotation for typical Language Processing (NLP). NLP has witnessed significant evolutions some time past 25 years: to start with, the extreme luck of computer studying, that's now, for higher or for worse, overwhelmingly dominant within the box, and secondly, the multiplication of overview campaigns or shared projects. either contain manually annotated corpora, for the learning and overview of the systems.
These corpora have steadily develop into the hidden pillars of our area, offering foodstuff for our hungry computing device studying algorithms and reference for evaluate. Annotation is now where the place linguistics hides in NLP. besides the fact that, guide annotation has mostly been neglected for a while, and it has taken your time even for annotation directions to be famous as essential.
Although a few efforts were made in recent years to deal with a few of the matters awarded by means of guide annotation, there has nonetheless been little study performed at the topic. This ebook goals to supply a few important insights into the subject.
Manual corpus annotation is now on the center of NLP, and continues to be mostly unexplored. there's a desire for handbook annotation engineering (in the experience of a accurately formalized process), and this ebook goals to supply a primary step in the direction of a holistic technique, with a world view on annotation.
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In POS annotation (example 1), all the tokens need to be annotated; there is nothing to search for (especially as the corpus was pre-annotated), so the discrimination will be null (0). On the contrary, in the gene renaming annotation case (example 2), the segments to annotate are scattered in the corpus and rare (one renaming per text on average), so the discrimination will be very high (close to 1). e. when the proportion of what is to be annotated as compared to what could be annotated (resulting from the default segmentation, often token by token) is low, the complexity due to the discrimination effort is high.
1). The annotation tool used by the annotators should help them not only in annotating, but also in monitoring their progression on the ﬁles which were assigned to them, in tracking the time spent on each ﬁle (or on each annotation Annotating Collaboratively 21 level) and in notifying the expert or the manager of problems. It should also provide some advanced searching features (in the categories and in the text), so that the annotators can efﬁciently correct their annotations. During the annotation phase, a regular evaluation of the conformity of the annotation with regards to the mini-reference should be done, associated with regular intraand inter-annotator agreement measurements.
The result of this evaluation will be compared to others, later in the campaign. 3), pre-annotation tools or methodological solutions (for example adding elements to the guidelines). 4). The reference sub-corpus (or mini-reference) is a sample from the original “raw” corpus, if possible representative. 3) allowed us to establish a detailed typology of the corpus and the creation of a representative sub-corpus for the mini-reference can be done by selecting ﬁles (or parts of ﬁles) corresponding to each identiﬁed type, in a proportionate way.
Collaborative Annotation for Reliable Natural Language Processing: Technical and Sociological Aspects by Kar?n Fort