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Publisher URL: https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:0074-2155-1
Title: Added value of coreference annotation for character analysis in narratives
Language: English
Authors: Andresen, Melanie 
Vauth, Michael 
Keywords: coreference;character analysis;literary studies;narrative texts
Issue Date: 2018
Source: CEUR Workshop Proceedings (2155) : 1-6 (2018)
Part of Series: CEUR workshop proceedings 
Volume number: 2155
Abstract (english): A central question for the analysis of literary texts in digital humanities is the identification of characters in the text. A simple approach would be to reduce the analysis to mentions of the character by its proper name as these are easy to retrieve. A more elaborate solution requires coreference annotation, identifying all mentions of a character in the text, irrespective of their form. Using the example of the novel Corpus Delicti by the German author Juli Zeh, we compare these two approaches and show the added value of coreference annotation.
Conference: Workshop on Annotation in Digital Humanities, 30th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information ESSLLI 2018 
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11420/3233
DOI: 10.15480/882.2596
ISSN: 1613-0073
Institute: Humanities B-6 
Type: InProceedings (Aufsatz / Paper einer Konferenz etc.)
Project: Automatisierte Modellierung hermeneutischer Prozesse - Der Einsatz von Annotationen für sozial- und geisteswissenschaftliche Analysen im Gesundheitsbereich: LFF-FV 35 
Annotationen und die Erkennung von Genremustern. Medizintechnik in literarischen Anti-Utopien 
License: In Copyright In Copyright
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