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Table 6

Overview of dependency-based scope rules with information source (MaltParser or XLE), organized by the triggering PoS of the cue.

PoS
Description
Source
cc Coordinations scope over their conjuncts 
in Prepositions scope over their argument with its descendants 
jjattr Attributive adjectives scope over their nominal head and its descendants 
jjpred Predicative adjectives scope over referential subjects and clausal arguments, if present M, X 
md Modals inherit subject-scope from their lexical verb and scope over their descendants M, X 
rb Adverbs scope over their heads with its descendants 
vbpass Passive verbs scope over referential subjects and the verbal descendants M, X 
vbrais Raising verbs scope over referential subjects and the verbal descendants M, X 
* For multiword cues, the head determines scope for all elements  
* Back off from final punctuation and parentheses  
PoS
Description
Source
cc Coordinations scope over their conjuncts 
in Prepositions scope over their argument with its descendants 
jjattr Attributive adjectives scope over their nominal head and its descendants 
jjpred Predicative adjectives scope over referential subjects and clausal arguments, if present M, X 
md Modals inherit subject-scope from their lexical verb and scope over their descendants M, X 
rb Adverbs scope over their heads with its descendants 
vbpass Passive verbs scope over referential subjects and the verbal descendants M, X 
vbrais Raising verbs scope over referential subjects and the verbal descendants M, X 
* For multiword cues, the head determines scope for all elements  
* Back off from final punctuation and parentheses  
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