Annotation guidelines

The TIGER project aims to produce a large syntactically annotated corpus of German newspaper text. In order to yield a high-quality and theoretically well-founded annotation of the corpus, detailed annotation guidelines have been developed:

Annotation example

Here (samples.tgz) is a short extract from the corpus. It contains: Here is the graphical representation of a single corpus sentence:

Annotation approaches

The quality (in terms of consistency) and the speed of the manual annotation are improved with the help of automatic annotation tools. For the annotation of the TIGER corpus, we are using two different approaches: