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Penn Chinese Treebank
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1. Historical Context

The Penn Chinese Treebank Project (Xue et al. 2005), initiated in 1998 at the University of Pennsylvania, was developed at a time when the resurgence of statistical approaches to natural language processing led to rapid progress in syntactic parsing technologies and fueled the demand for multilingual treebanks, i.e., large corpora of manually parsed sentence…

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Nianwen XUE, “Penn Chinese Treebank”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 19 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000321>
First published online: 2015

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