WS1 first symposium in Mannheim

WS1: First SegCor Workshop in Mannheim, January the 12th – 13th, 2017

Invited talks by:  Peter Auer, Dagmar Barth-Weingarten, Ritva Laury and Simona Pekarek Doehler

Day 1:

Meeting of the project group:

  • Discussion of the project phase
  • Discussion of the problem inventory

Invited talks (open for public):

  • Thomas Schmidt/Swantje Westpfahl: Introduction
  • Ritva Laury: The clause as a unit: Crosslinguistic and crossmodal issues
  • Peter Auer: No units, but closure points: for a multilayered, dynamic approach to segmentation
  • Dagmar Barth-Weingarten: Segmenting spoken corpora: a proposal from the prosodic-phonetic dimension
  • Simona Pekarek Doehler: Emergent clause-combining: relative clauses as increments

Day 2:

Presentations of project developments and discussion with experts:

  • Flora Badin, Iris Eshkol, Marie Skrovec (Orléans): Chunking on the French corpus, a work-in-progress
  • Véronique Traverso, Heike Baldauf-Quiliatre, Elizaveta Chernyshova, Biagio Ursi (Lyon): About the TCU segmentation for French
  • François Delafontaine (Orléans): Clause and period annotation
  • Nathalie Rossi-Gensane (Lyon): From the AIx conception of macrosyntax to the SegCor project, via the Rhapsodie and Orfeo projects
  • Jan Gorisch, Swantje Westpfahl (Mannheim): From GAT to a (Macro)-Syntax Model of Segmentation
  • Nathalie Rossi-Gensane, Swantje Westpfahl (Mannheim/Lyon): An inventory of segmentation problems

Meeting of the project participants only:

  • Discussion and evaluation of the Workshop
  • Common planning for future annotation experiments
  • Discussion of inter-rater-agreement measurements and methods
  • plans for the development of language-independent guidelines