- CoNLL-U format
This is the online documentation for Universal Dependencies, version 1 (2014-10-01). Version 2 was planned for November 2016 but has been postponed until the spring of 2017. If you plan to start using the scheme, we recommend waiting for version 2.
The data is released through LINDAT/CLARIN.
- Version 1.3 treebanks http://hdl.handle.net/11234/1-1699. Released May 15, 2016.
- Version 1.2 treebanks are archived at http://hdl.handle.net/11234/1-1548. Released Nov 15, 2015.
- Version 1.1 treebanks are archived at http://hdl.handle.net/11234/LRT-1478. Released May 15, 2015.
- Version 1.0 treebanks are archived at http://hdl.handle.net/11234/1-1464. Released Jan 15, 2015.
- The next release (v2.0) is scheduled for Nov 15, 2016. We intend to have regular treebank releases every six months.
You can query the UD treebanks on-line using
- SETS treebank search maintained by the University of Turku, or
- PML Tree Query maintained by the Charles University in Prague.
Stay up to date
If you want to receive news about Universal Dependencies, you can subscribe to the UD mailing list.
Contribute to UD
If you want to add a new language/treebank, please read the instructions for adding a new language and encoding its metadata.
If you want to make a release of an existing treebank, please follow the steps in the release checklist and make sure your data shows as validating in the format validation runs. Check the content validation for any suspicious patterns in the data; there are direct links to our treebank search that you can use to browse the suspicious data points. Check that the list of contributors is correct; this is gathered from the metadata in the READMEs. General instructions for contributing to the online documentation can be found here.
Tools and additional documentation
There is a separate page about tools that are available for work with UD data.
Direct links to the experimental language family documentation: