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Table 12 

Examples of errors in each class. The mention to be resolved is in boldface, its correct antecedent is in italics, and we underlined the incorrect antecedent from our system result.

Error type
Example
Semantics, discourse • Lincoln's parent company, American Continental Corp., entered bankruptcy - law proceedings this April 13, and regulators seized the thrift the next day. …Mr. Keating has filed his own suit, alleging that his property was taken illegally. 
New pictures reveal the sheer power of that terrorist bomb …In these photos obtained by NBC News, the damage much larger than first imagined … 
• Of all the one-time expenses incurred by a corporation or professional firm, few are larger or longer term than the purchase of real estate or the signing of a commercial lease …To take full advantage of the financial opportunities in this commitment, … 
Pronominal resolution errors Under the laws of the land, the ANC remains an illegal organization , and its headquarters are still in Lusaka, Zambia. 
Non-referential mentions When you become a federal judge, all of a sudden you are relegated to a paltry sum. 
Event mentions Support the troops, not the regimeThat 's a noble idea until you're supporting the weight of an armoured vehicle on your chest. 
Miscellaneous (inconsistent annotations, parser or NER errors, enumerations) • Inconsistent annotation - Inclusion of 's: …that's without adding in [Business Week 's] charge …Small wonder that [Britain] 's Labor Party wants credit controls. 
• Parser or NER error: Um alright uh Mister Zalisko do you know anything from your personal experience of having been on the cruise as to what happened? – Mister Zalisko is not recognized as a PERSON 
• Enumerations: This year, the economies of the five large special economic zones, namely, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Shantou, Xiamen and Hainan, have maintained strong growth momentum….A three dimensional traffic frame in Zhuhai has preliminarily taken shape and the investment environment improves daily. 
Error type
Example
Semantics, discourse • Lincoln's parent company, American Continental Corp., entered bankruptcy - law proceedings this April 13, and regulators seized the thrift the next day. …Mr. Keating has filed his own suit, alleging that his property was taken illegally. 
New pictures reveal the sheer power of that terrorist bomb …In these photos obtained by NBC News, the damage much larger than first imagined … 
• Of all the one-time expenses incurred by a corporation or professional firm, few are larger or longer term than the purchase of real estate or the signing of a commercial lease …To take full advantage of the financial opportunities in this commitment, … 
Pronominal resolution errors Under the laws of the land, the ANC remains an illegal organization , and its headquarters are still in Lusaka, Zambia. 
Non-referential mentions When you become a federal judge, all of a sudden you are relegated to a paltry sum. 
Event mentions Support the troops, not the regimeThat 's a noble idea until you're supporting the weight of an armoured vehicle on your chest. 
Miscellaneous (inconsistent annotations, parser or NER errors, enumerations) • Inconsistent annotation - Inclusion of 's: …that's without adding in [Business Week 's] charge …Small wonder that [Britain] 's Labor Party wants credit controls. 
• Parser or NER error: Um alright uh Mister Zalisko do you know anything from your personal experience of having been on the cruise as to what happened? – Mister Zalisko is not recognized as a PERSON 
• Enumerations: This year, the economies of the five large special economic zones, namely, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Shantou, Xiamen and Hainan, have maintained strong growth momentum….A three dimensional traffic frame in Zhuhai has preliminarily taken shape and the investment environment improves daily. 
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