Read lines from the Prepositional Phrase Attachment Corpus.
The PP Attachment Corpus contains several files having the format:
sentence_id verb noun1 preposition noun2 attachment
42960 gives authority to administration V 46742 gives inventors of microchip N
The PP attachment is to the verb phrase (V) or noun phrase (N), i.e.:
(VP gives (NP authority) (PP to administration)) (VP gives (NP inventors (PP of microchip)))
The corpus contains the following files:
training: training set devset: development test set, used for algorithm development. test: test set, used to report results bitstrings: word classes derived from Mutual Information Clustering for the Wall Street Journal.
Ratnaparkhi, Adwait (1994). A Maximum Entropy Model for Prepositional Phrase Attachment. Proceedings of the ARPA Human Language Technology Conference. [http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~adwait/papers/hlt94.ps]
The PP Attachment Corpus is distributed with NLTK with the permission of the author.
- class nltk.corpus.reader.ppattach.PPAttachment¶
- __init__(sent, verb, noun1, prep, noun2, attachment)¶