Statistical modality tagging from rule-based annotations and crowdsourcing
ExProM '12 Proceedings of the Workshop on Extra-Propositional Aspects of Meaning in Computational Linguistics, 2012.
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We explore training an automatic modality tagger. Modality is the attitude that a speaker might have toward an event or state. One of the main hurdles for training a linguistic tagger is gathering training data. This is particularly problematic for training a tagger for modality because modality triggers are sparse for the overwhelming ma...More
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