Pavlína Jínová


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Designing CzeDLex – A Lexicon of Czech Discourse Connectives
Jiří Mírovský | Pavlína Jínová | Magdaléna Rysová | Lucie Poláková
Proceedings of the 30th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation: Posters


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Discourse Relations in the Prague Dependency Treebank 3.0
Jiří Mírovský | Pavlína Jínová | Lucie Poláková
Proceedings of COLING 2014, the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: System Demonstrations

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Genres in the Prague Discourse Treebank
Lucie Poláková | Pavlína Jínová | Jiří Mírovský
Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14)

We present the project of classification of Prague Discourse Treebank documents (Czech journalistic texts) for their genres. Our main interest lies in opening the possibility to observe how text coherence is realized in different types (in the genre sense) of language data and, in the future, in exploring the ways of using genres as a feature for multi-sentence-level language technologies. In the paper, we first describe the motivation and the concept of the genre annotation, and briefly introduce the Prague Discourse Treebank. Then, we elaborate on the process of manual annotation of genres in the treebank, from the annotators’ manual work to post-annotation checks and to the inter-annotator agreement measurements. The annotated genres are subsequently analyzed together with discourse relations (already annotated in the treebank) ― we present distributions of the annotated genres and results of studying distinctions of distributions of discourse relations across the individual genres.


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Subordinators with Elaborative Meanings in Czech and English
Pavlína Jínová | Lucie Poláková | Jiří Mírovský
Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (DepLing 2013)

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Introducing the Prague Discourse Treebank 1.0
Lucie Poláková | Jiří Mírovský | Anna Nedoluzhko | Pavlína Jínová | Šárka Zikánová | Eva Hajičová
Proceedings of the Sixth International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing


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Does Tectogrammatics Help the Annotation of Discourse?
Jiří Mírovský | Pavlína Jínová | Lucie Poláková
Proceedings of COLING 2012: Posters

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Interplay of Coreference and Discourse Relations: Discourse Connectives with a Referential Component
Lucie Poláková | Pavlína Jínová | Jiří Mírovský
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12)

This contribution explores the subgroup of text structuring expressions with the form preposition + demonstrative pronoun, thus it is devoted to an aspect of the interaction of coreference relations and relations signaled by discourse connectives (DCs) in a text. The demonstrative pronoun typically signals a referential link to an antecedent, whereas the whole expression can, but does not have to, carry a discourse meaning in sense of discourse connectives. We describe the properties of these phrases/expressions with regard to their antecedents, their position among the text-structuring language means and their features typical for the “connective function” of them compared to their “non-connective function”. The analysis is carried out on Czech data from the approx. 50,000 sentences of the Prague Dependency Treebank 2.0, directly on the syntactic trees. We explore the characteristics of these phrases/expressions discovered during two projects: the manual annotation of 1, coreference relations (Nedoluzhko et al. 2011) and 2, discourse connectives, their scopes and meanings (Mladová et al. 2008).

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Semi-Automatic Annotation of Intra-Sentential Discourse Relations in PDT
Pavlína Jínová | Jiří Mírovský | Lucie Poláková
Proceedings of the Workshop on Advances in Discourse Analysis and its Computational Aspects


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Typical Cases of Annotators’ Disagreement in Discourse Annotations in Prague Dependency Treebank
Šárka Zikánová | Lucie Mladová | Jiří Mírovský | Pavlína Jínová
Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10)

In this paper, we present the first results of the parallel Czech discourse annotation in the Prague Dependency Treebank 2.0. Having established an annotation scenario for capturing semantic relations crossing the sentence boundary in a discourse, and having annotated the first sections of the treebank according to these guidelines, we report now on the results of the first evaluation of these manual annotations. We give an overview of the process of the annotation itself, which we believe is to a large degree language-independent and therefore accessible to any discourse researcher. Next, we describe the inter-annotator agreement measurement, and, most importantly, we classify and analyze the most common types of annotators’ disagreement and propose solutions for the next phase of the annotation. The annotation is carried out on dependency trees (on the tectogrammatical layer), this approach is quite novel and it brings us some advantages when interpreting the syntactic structure of the discourse units.