Turkish Discourse Bank

Corpus acronym: 
TDB
Developer: 
METU, Institute of Informatics
Authors: 
Deniz Zeyrek, Ruket Çakıcı, Ümit Deniz Turan, Işın Demirşahin, Ayışığı Sevdik Çallı, Hale Ögel Balaban
Contact person(s): 
Ruken Çakıcı
Availability: 
corpora@metu.edu.tr
Languages covered: 
Turkish
Available translations: 
none
Corpus size (hours): 
-
Corpus size (documents): 
197
Corpus size (sentences): 
-
Corpus size (tokens): 
400,000
Mode: 
written
Genre: 
journalistic
fiction
science
Genre (detailed): 
Novel, Story, Research Survey, Article, Travel, Interview, Memoir, News
Register: 
casual
semi-formal
formal
Register (2): 
non-spontaneous
Text type: 
narrative
descriptive
argumentative
Years of the data origin: 
1990-2000
Document structure: 
headings, paragraphs.
Tools for annotation: 
DATT http://medid.ii.metu.edu.tr/annotationTool.html
Tools for browsing: 
Browser http://medid.ii.metu.edu.tr/browser.html
Tools for querying: 
Browser http://medid.ii.metu.edu.tr/browser.html
Types of DSDs annotated: 
explicit inter- and intra-sentential.
Number of DSD instances: 
8483
Method of annotation: 
manual with a semi-automatic annotation tool
Style/theory of annotation: 
PDTB style
Format: 
XML
Version number, release date: 

1.0 February 2011

Previous versions and their release dates: 

-

Citation (text format): 

Zeyrek, D., Demirşahin, I., Sevdik-Çallı, Ayışığı, B., Çakıcı, R. (2013). Turkish Discourse Bank: Porting a discourse annotation style to a morphologically rich language. Dialogue & Discourse. Vol. 4, No. 2: 174-184.

Citation (bibTeX format): 

@article{zeyrek2013turkish, title={Turkish Discourse Bank: Porting a discourse annotation style to a morphologically rich language}, author={Zeyrek, Deniz and Demir{\c{s}}ahin, I{\c{s}}{\i}n and {\c{C}}all{\i}, Ay{\i}{\c{s}}{\i}{\u{g}}{\i} B Sevdik and {\c{C}}ak{\i}c{\i}, Ruket}, journal={Dialogue \& Discourse}, volume={4}, number={2}, pages={174--184}, year={2013}}

Notes: 

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Further info about the discourse relations: 
information about arguments of each relation is available