Leipzig Summer School Instructions

Annotation Guidelines

Guidelines for the Ancient Greek Dependency Treebank 2.0

Prerequisites

To use Perseids you must have an account with Google, AOL, Yahoo! or OpenID. If you don’t have an account with any of these providers, go to https://accounts.google.com/SignUp and create a new Google account for use with Perseids.

Create your Perseids Account

  1. Go to http://sosol.perseids.org/sosol/
  2. Click SIGN IN
  3. Click the account you want to use for login to Perseids (Google, AOL, Yahoo or OpenID)
  4. After login at your identity provider, you will be prompted with a dialog asking you to allow “Perseus-sosol.rpxnow.com” access to your email address and basic information about your account. Click Accept.
  5. On the next screen you will be given the option of setting a Nickname, Full Name and email address for your account on Perseids. The defaults come from the account you used to login, but you can override them with information of your choosing.  The only information that will be publicly visible to other users in Perseids is the Nickname.
  6. Click CREATE
  7. You are now logged in to Perseids and on the Perseids home screen.

To Create a new Treebank Annotation of Thucydides Funeral Oration (Thuc 2.34-2.46)

  1. Use this link to create a new annotation: Funeral Oration (Book 2.34-2.46) using Arethusa
    1. If prompted to sign in first, login with the social identity provider credentials you used to create your account via the above instructions
  2. Click a sentence to edit.
  3. See Screencast Tutorials for working with Arethusa
  4. Click Save icon to save your annotation in Arethusa
  5. Click the Exit icon to return to Perseids from Arethusa
  6. To return to your annotation from Perseids home screen at http://sosol.perseids.org/sosol/: Once logged in, on the Perseids home screen you should see a publication entitled “Greek Treebank Collection/2014XXXX/1” where the XXXX are replaced by the month and day you created your annotation.  On same row, under the “Treebank Annotation” column, you should see a link entitled “Treebank of urn:cts:greekLit:tlg0003.tlg001.perseus-grc1:1.89-1.118”. You can click on either of these links to get to the list of sentences — the publication link will bring you to the overview page, from which you can click EDIT to see the list of sentences. The treebank annotation link will bring you directly to the list of sentences. Click on sentence to edit it again in Arethusa.

To Create a new Treebank Annotation using your own text

  1. Go to http://sosol.perseids.org/sosol/
  2. Click SIGN IN
  3. Click the account you used to create your Perseids account (see above)
  4. Login
  5. On the home screen, place your mouse over the “New Treebank Annotation” link on the top right of the screen
  6. From the drop-down, click “Via Arethusa”
  7. Enter the text you want to annotate in the input form. You can enter multiple sentences separated by periods.
  8. If you are working with Latin text, under the Format selections choose “Ancient Language Dependency Treebank”.
  9. If you are working with Greek text, under the Format selections choose “Smyth Grammar Tag Set”
  10. Select the Language (Latin or Greek)
  11. Keep the remaining selections on the form per the defaults.
  12. Click EDIT
  13. In a few moments the Arethusa editing environment will open, with the text of your first sentence ready to annotate.
  14. See Screencast Tutorials for working with Arethusa
  15. Click Save icon to save your annotation in Arethusa
  16. Click the Exit icon to return to Perseids from Arethusa
  17. To return to your annotation from Perseids home screen at http://sosol.perseids.org/sosol/: Once logged in, on the Perseids home screen you should see a publication entitled “YYYY Treebank Collection/2014XXXX/1” where the YYYY are replaced by the language (e.g. Greek or Latin) and  XXXX are replaced by the month and day you created your annotation.  On same row, under the “Treebank Annotation” column, you should see a link with the name assigned by the system to the annotation (usually a cite urn but might also reference the cts urn of the text being annotated if applicable). You can click on either of these links to get to the list of sentences — the publication link will bring you to the overview page, from which you can click EDIT to see the list of sentences. The treebank annotation link will bring you directly to the list of sentences. Click on sentence to edit it again in Arethusa.