Enhancing the Valency Dictionary of Czech Verbs: Tectogrammatical Annotation

  • Hana Skoumalová
  • Markéta Straňáková-Lopatková
  • Zdeněk Žabokrtský
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2166)


A syntactic lexicon of verbs with the subcategorization information is crucial for NLP. Two phases of creating such lexicon are presented. The first phase consists of the automatic preprocessing of source data—particular valency frames are proposed. Where it is possible, the functors are assigned, otherwise the set of possible functors is proposed. In the second phase the proposed valency frames are manually refined.


Surface Realization Computational Linguistics Negative Clause Merging Phase Small Lexicon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hana Skoumalová
    • 1
  • Markéta Straňáková-Lopatková
    • 2
  • Zdeněk Žabokrtský
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical and Computational LinguisticsFF UKPrague
  2. 2.Center for Computational LinguisticsMFF UKPrague

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