Predicate: investigate

Roleset id: investigate.01 , examine closely, close examination, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

investigate.01: INVESTIGATE-V NOTES: Member of Vncls investigate-35.4, sight-30.2. Checked by Julia, 10/2010. (from investigate.01-v) INVESTIGATION-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on investigate-v.01. Corresponds to Vncls sight-30.2, investigate-35.4. (from investigation.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
investigation (n.)Criminal_investigation Scrutiny
investigate (v.)Research Scrutiny Criminal_investigation

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: examiner (vnrole: 30.2-Experiencer, 35.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: examined (vnrole: 30.2-Stimulus, 35.4-Location)
        Arg2-PPT: examined for (vnrole: 35.4-Theme)

Example: investigate a person

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        [Mr. Antar]-1 is being investigated *trace*-1 by a federal grand jury in Newark, where prosecutors have told him that they may soon seek an indictment on racketeering and securities fraud charges.

        Rel: investigated
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg0: by a federal grand jury in Newark, where prosecutors have told him that they may soon seek an indictment on racketeering and securities fraud charges

Example: investigate an SBAR

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive

        In another setback yesterday, United's machinist union asked [the Treasury Department]-1 *trace*-1 to investigate whether certain aspects of the original buy-out proposal violated tax laws.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: investigate
        Arg1: whether certain aspects of the original buy-out proposal violated tax laws

Example: with arg2

        Mary investigated John's research for signs of obvious plagiarism.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: investigated
        Arg1: John's research
        Arg2: for signs of obvious plagiarism

Example: args 0 and 1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        McCarthy began his investigation of the Army Signal Corps Laboratory at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey in 1953.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: investigation
        Arg1: of the Army Signal Corps Laboratory at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey

Example: all args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        their investigation of the scene for physical evidence

        Arg0: their
        Rel: investigation
        Arg1: of the scene
        Arg2: for physical evidence