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Semgrex-Plus: A Tool for Automatic Dependency-graph Rewriting

Fabio Tamburini
University of Bologna, FICLIT, Bologna, Italy

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Published in: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (Depling 2017), September 18-20, 2017, Università di Pisa, Italy

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 139:28, s. 248-254

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Published: 2017-09-13

ISBN: 978-91-7685-467-9

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


This paper describes an automatic procedure, the Semgrex-Plus tool, we developed to convert dependency treebanks into different formats. It allows for the definition of formal rules for rewriting dependencies and token tags as well as an algorithm for treebank rewriting able to avoid rule interference during the conversion process. This tool is publicly available.


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