Nitin Venkateswaran


2022

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MASALA: Modelling and Analysing the Semantics of Adpositions in Linguistic Annotation of Hindi
Aryaman Arora | Nitin Venkateswaran | Nathan Schneider
Proceedings of the Thirteenth Language Resources and Evaluation Conference

We present a completed, publicly available corpus of annotated semantic relations of adpositions and case markers in Hindi. We used the multilingual SNACS annotation scheme, which has been applied to a variety of typologically diverse languages. Building on past work examining linguistic problems in SNACS annotation, we use language models to attempt automatic labelling of SNACS supersenses in Hindi and achieve results competitive with past work on English. We look towards upstream applications in semantic role labelling and extension to related languages such as Gujarati.

2021

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SNACS Annotation of Case Markers and Adpositions in Hindi
Aryaman Arora | Nitin Venkateswaran | Nathan Schneider
Proceedings of the Society for Computation in Linguistics 2021