The First UD Literary Treebank for German This is a preliminary reception survey about a new treebank gathering German literary texts, which will soon be available online for research purposes within the Universal Dependencies (UD) project. A treebank is an annotated textual corpus, in which syntactic relations between words are encoded through metadata. This treebank mainly aims at providing some structured literary data that can be exploited for stylistics and other linguistic studies, through computer-based analysis mainly. OK Question Title * 1. Which is your main research area? Stylistics and Literary Linguistics Corpora Linguistics Historical Linguistics Linguistic Typology Theoretical Linguistics Computational Linguistics Humanities Computing German Studies Literary Studies Translation Studies Other OK Question Title * 2. Would you appreciate the opportunity to quickly extract syntactic information from historical texts (not only from those of the German literature) through automatic methods? Yes No OK Question Title * 3. Would you appreciate the opportunity to extract such information from texts of the German literary history in particular? Yes No OK Question Title * 4. Would you appreciate the opportunity to use this information to conduct analysis about syntax in different authors, works and genres, similar to those shown in the email (such as measuring the use of coordination or subordination, measuring the distribution of the syntactic functions, or highlighting what are the most common subjects and objects of certain verbs, etc...)? Yes No OK Question Title * 5. Currently, the treebank exclusively hosts texts by authors of the late 18th century. How much are you interested in treebank-based studies on data of this period? OK Question Title * 6. What German authors and/or genres and/or literary movements would you like the treebank to host in the future? OK Question Title * 7. Currently, beside lemma and part of speech, the treebank hosts information concerning the syntactic functions played by words (such as 'nominal subject', 'main verb' or 'noun modified by a relative clause', to name but a few). What additional linguistic information would you like to have encoded in the texts (such as thematic roles, topological fields, morphological features, animacy, etc...)? OK Question Title * 8. Would you appreciate the opportunity to compare the syntax or other features of the texts gathered in the treebank with those of their translations into other languages? Yes No OK Question Title * 9. If you could exploit this treebank for research purposes (in a future extended version also), what linguistic analysis would you like to run in particular? OK SEND YOUR ANSWERS!