Combining Conceptual and Referential Annotation to Study Variation in Framing

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We introduce an annotation tool whose purpose is to gain insights into variation of framing by combining FrameNet annotation withreferential annotation. English FrameNet enables researchers to study variation in framing at the conceptual level as well through itspackaging in language. We enrich FrameNet annotations in two ways. First, we introduce the referential aspect. Secondly, we annotateon complete texts to encode connections between mentions. As a result, we can analyze the variation of framing for one particularevent across multiple mentions and (cross-lingual) documents. We can examine how an event is framed over time and how core frameelements are expressed throughout a complete text. The data model starts with a representation of an event type. Each event type hasmany incidents linked to it, and each incident has several reference texts describing it as well as structured data about the incident.The user can apply two types of annotations: 1) mappings from expressions to frames and frame elements, 2) reference relations frommentions to events and participants of the structured data.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International FrameNet Workshop 2020
Subtitle of host publicationTowards a Global, Multilingual FrameNet (co-located at Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2020)
EditorsTiago T. Torrent
PublisherEuropean Language Resources Association (ELRA)
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9791095546580
Publication statusPublished - May 2020
Event12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LERC 2020) Marseille - Marseille, France
Duration: 11 May 202016 May 2020
Conference number: 12


Conference12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LERC 2020) Marseille
Abbreviated titleLERC 2020


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