dativeSimplified: Dative Alternation - simplified data set

Description Usage Format References Examples

Description

Data describing the realization of the dative as NP or PP in the Switchboard corpus and the Treebank Wall Street Journal collection. Simplified version of the dative data set.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 903 observations on the following 5 variables.

Verb

a factor with the verbs as levels.

AnimacyOfRec

a factor with levels animate and inanimate for the animacy of the recipient.

LengthOfTheme

a numeric vector coding the number of words comprising the theme.

AnimacyOfTheme

a factor with levels animate and inanimate coding the animacy of the theme.

RealizationOfRec

a factor with levels NP and PP coding the realization of the dative.

References

Bresnan, J., Cueni, A., Nikitina, T. and Baayen, R. H. (2007) Predicting the dative alternation, in Bouma, G. and Kraemer, I. and Zwarts, J. (eds.), Cognitive Foundations of Interpretation, Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences, 33 pages, in press.

Examples

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	## Not run: 
    data(dative)
  
## End(Not run)

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