Alex Chengyu Fang

Department of Phonetics and Linguistics
University College London
Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

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Sample Output of the Survey Parser

NB: More trees produced by my parser can be found at
Compare with the TOSCA Parser's output at
Input Mr Calcutt had advised that the communication should not have been hidden and added that what occurred probably affected the outcome of the appeal.
PU CL(main,montr,past,perf)
 SU NP()
  NPHD N(prop,sing) {Mr Calcutt}
 PRED PREDG(coordn)
   VB VP(montr,past,perf)
    OP AUX(perf,past) {had}
    MVB V(montr,edp) {advised}
   OD CL(depend,modal,montr,pass,past,sub)
    SUB SUBP()
     SUBHD CONJUNC(subord) {that}
    SU NP()
     DT DTP()
      DTCE ART(def) {the}
     NPHD N(com,sing) {communication}
    VB VP(modal,montr,pass,past,perf)
     OP AUX(modal,past) {should}
     A AVP(ge)
      AVHD ADV(ge) {not}
     AVB AUX(perf,infin) {have}
     AVB AUX(pass,edp) {been}
     MVB V(montr,edp) {hidden}
  COOR CONJUNC(coord) {and}
   VB VP(montr,past)
    MVB V(montr,past) {added}
   OD CL(depend,montr,past,sub)
    SUB SUBP()
     SUBHD CONJUNC(subord) {that}
    SU CL(depend,indrel,intr,past)
     SU NP()
      NPHD PRON(nom) {what}
     VB VP(intr,past)
      MVB V(intr,past) {occurred}
     A AVP(ge)
      AVHD ADV(ge) {probably}
    VB VP(montr,past)
     MVB V(montr,past) {affected}
    OD NP()
     DT DTP()
      DTCE ART(def) {the}
     NPHD N(com,sing) {outcome}
     NPPO PP()
      P PREP(ge) {of}
      PC NP()
       DT DTP()
        DTCE ART(def) {the}
       NPHD N(com,sing) {appeal}
       PUNC PUNC(per) {.}

Author: Alex Chengyu Fang - Last updated: 25 September 1997