The DWAN Framework: Application of a Web Annotation Framework for the General Humanities to the Domain of Language Resources

Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Olha Shkaravska, Twan Goosen, Daan Broeder, Menzo Windhouwer, Stephanie Roth, Olof Olsson

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Abstract

Researchers share large amounts of digital resources, which offer new chances for cooperation. Collaborative annotation systems are meant to support this. Often these systems are targeted at a specific task or domain, e.g., annotation of a corpus. The DWAN framework for web annotation is generic and can support a wide range
of tasks and domains. A key feature of the framework is its support for caching representations of the annotated resource. This allows showing the context of the annotation even if the resource has changed or has been removed. The paper describes the design and implementation of the framework. Use cases provided by researchers are well in line with the key characteristics of the DWAN annotation framework
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14)
EditorsNicoletta Calzolari (Conference Chair), Khalid Choukri, Thierry Declerck, Hrafn Loftsson, Bente Maegaard, Joseph Mariani, Asuncion Moreno, Jan Odijk, Stelios Piperidis
Place of PublicationReykjavik, Iceland
PublisherEuropean Language Resources Association (ELRA)
Pages3644
Number of pages3649
Publication statusPublished - 01 May 2014

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