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Posts by Robert Gorman

Blog: Using Dependency Syntax Treebanking in the Classroom and in Research

February 27, 2017

Co-authored with Vanessa Gorman, Professor of History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

How many times have you stood in a classroom, trying to figure out a way to diagram coherently a Latin or Greek sentence on the board in order to clarify a structure that is baffling your students? Why not do the same thing digitally, and even require the students to construct their own sentence trees to demonstrate their understanding of the problem? A few years ago, we learned about a program to do just that. Arethusa is a set of tools developed by the Alpheios Project, adopted by the Perseus Digital Library, and delivered by the Perseids Read more …