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The structure which spans a few sentences of texts is often called a discourse segment.

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Recent Approaches to Arabic Dialogue Acts Classifications AA Elmadany, SM Abdou, M Gheith – … on Natural Language …, 2015 – academia.edu … 2009. Automatic Annotation of Context and Speech Acts for Dialogue Corpora. Journal of Natural Language Engineering:315-353. … 2011. Arabic Discourse Segmentation Based on Rhetorical Methods. … 2001. University of Colorado Dialog Systems for Travel and Navigation. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

A Survey of Arabic Dialogues Understanding for Spontaneous Dialogues and Instant Message ARA Elmadany, SM Abdou, M Gheith – arXiv preprint arXiv:1505.03084, 2015 – arxiv.org … The research on DAs has increased since 1999, after spoken dialog systems became commercial reality (Stolcke et al., 2000). … International Journal on Natural Language Computing (IJNLC) Vol. … In addition, there are a few works for the Arabic discourse segmentation such as: … Cited by 2 Related articles All 6 versions

Turn Segmentation into Utterances for Arabic Spontaneous Dialogues and Instance Messages ARA Elmadany, SM Abdou, M Gheith – arXiv preprint arXiv:1505.03081, 2015 – arxiv.org … Zimmermann, Y. Liu, E. Shriberg, and A. Stolcke, “Toward Joint Segmentation and Classification of Dialog Acts in … International Journal on Natural Language Computing (IJNLC) Vol. … [18] I. Keskes, F. Benamara, and LH Belguith, “Clause-based Discourse Segmentation of Arabic … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Chinese Discourse Segmentation Based on Punctuation Marks Y Li, H Feng, W Feng – International Journal of Signal Processing, Image …, 2015 – sersc.org … amount of researches on Chinese punctuation from the view of natural language processing. … for discourse segmentation, but there are some features important for discourse segmentation while some … Table 3 gives the individual feature performance of our discourse segmenter. … Related articles All 2 versions

Part Il Text planning E Hovy – New Concepts in Natural Language Generation: …, 2015 – books.google.com … the DSP); and • the content is either: –an ordered list of discourse segments, together with … view communica- tive intentions and structural relations as different kinds of discourse segment operators with … In CL Paris, WR Swartout and WC Mann (eds), Natural Language in Artificial … Related articles

Applying Rhetorical Structure Theory to Twitter Conversations U Sidarenka, M Bisping, M Stede – coli.uni-saarland.de … The first problem concerns the topological ordering of discourse segments. … Stent, A. (2000) Rhetorical structure in dialog. Proc. of the Int’l Conference on Natural Language Generation, Mizpe Ramon/Israel. Taboada, M., Mann, W. (2006). … Related articles All 2 versions

Estimation of Discourse Segmentation Labels from Crowd Data Z Huang, J Zhong, RJ Passonneau – aclweb.org Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 2190–2200, Lisbon, Portugal … Estimation of Discourse Segmentation Labels from Crowd Data … The data consists of crowd labels for anno- tation of discourse segment boundaries … Related articles All 9 versions

Discourse Segmentation of German Texts U Sidarenka, A Peldszus, M Stede – Document-level school lesson quality …, 2015 – jlcl.org … Figure 1: Example of a constituency tree with resulting discourse segmentation. … next step, all dependency sub-graphs were aligned with the annotated discourse segments by matching … Of all dependency sub- graphs, 2983 directly corresponded to a discourse segment (9.7% of … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Measuring the differences between human-human and human-machine dialogs D Griol, J Molina – 2015 – gredos.usal.es … Different studies have been carried out for identifying discourse segments in spoken and written documents. … There is also a wide range of natural language processing applications for which discourse segmentation assists in. …

Comparing word representations for implicit discourse relation classification C Braud, P Denis – Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing ( …, 2015 – hal.inria.fr … Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2015. … Assuming for simplicity that one character- izes each pair of discourse segments via their main verbs, the corresponding one-hot encoding for the pair (rose,tumbled) would be at equal distance from the synonymic pair … Cited by 13 Related articles All 16 versions

Fast rhetorical structure theory discourse parsing M Heilman, K Sagae – arXiv preprint arXiv:1505.02425, 2015 – arxiv.org … four duo-core 3.0 GHz processors”, not including time for preprocessing or discourse segmentation. … this paper, we have presented a fast shift- reduce RST discourse segmenter and parser. … of the 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP … Related articles All 3 versions

An Auto-Encoder for Learning Conversation Representation Using LSTM X Zhou, B Hu, Q Chen, X Wang – International Conference on Neural …, 2015 – Springer … consisting of a sequence of sentences, and involves in many challenging problems such as discourse segmentation [1], topic … 26(3), 339–374 (2000)CrossRef. 4. Rieser, V., Lemon, O.: Natural language generation as planning under uncertainty for spoken dialogue systems. … Related articles

Do Human-Agent Conversations Resemble Human-Human Conversations? D Griol, JM Molina – Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence, 12th …, 2015 – Springer … Different studies have been carried out for identifying discourse segments in spoken and written … There is also a wide range of natural language processing applications for which … resolution [6]. Different studies show the benefits of using discourse segmentation for question … Related articles All 3 versions

Establishing criteria for RST-based discourse segmentation and annotation for texts in Basque M Iruskieta, A Diaz de Ilarraza… – Corpus Linguistics and …, 2015 – degruyter.com … discourse segmentation and annotation for … After estab- lishing discourse segments and rhetorical relations, the annotation process is analyzed and evaluated by … Keywords: natural language processing, discourse structure, segmentation, rhe- torical relations, evaluation method … Cited by 6 Related articles All 3 versions

Learning representations for text-level discourse parsing G Weiss – ACL-IJCNLP 2015, 2015 – aclweb.org … Despite recent progress in automatic discourse segmentation and sentence-level parsing (Fisher and Roark, 2007; Joty et al., 2012; Soricut … Discourse Dialogue, 22: 85–112 … A Uni- fied Architecture for Natural Language Processing: Deep Neural Networks with Multitask Learning … Related articles All 8 versions

Improving the Translation of Discourse Markers for Chinese into English D Steele – NAACL-HLT 2015 Student Research Workshop (SRW), 2015 – aclweb.org … Information preserved from a larger discourse segment may have provided more clues, but as is … be captured then it could be applied to wider discourse segments and possibly … In: 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

Euseduseg: A dependency-based edu segmentation for basque M Iruskieta, B Zapirain – Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural, 2015 – journal.sepln.org … In First International Conference on Natural Language Generation INLG ’00, volume 14, pages 253–256, Mitzpe Ramon, June12-16. ACL. … 2009. A syntactic and lexical-based discourse segmenter. … ACL. van der Vliet, N. 2010. Syntax-based discourse segmentation of Dutch text. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

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Processing Units in Conversation: A Comparative Study of French and Mandarin Data L Prévot, SC Tseng, K Peshkov… – Language and …, 2015 – lin.sagepub.com … The latter is the subject of a vast natural language processing literature both for written data … Discourse segments viewed in this way are often split between basic or elementary units and … it is reported speech that is split according to our discourse segmentation guidelines, but … Related articles All 14 versions

Generating Abstractive Summaries from Meeting Transcripts S Banerjee, P Mitra, K Sugiyama – … of the 2015 ACM Symposium on …, 2015 – dl.acm.org … Murray et al. [30] mapped conversations to an ontology that was complemented with a Natural language generation (NLG) component used for transforming utter- ances to summaries. … (1) Basic features – Length of a dialogue – Number of content words – Portion of content … Related articles All 8 versions

Sequential Annotation and Chunking of Chinese Discourse Structure F Yung, K Duh, Y Matsumoto – ACL-IJCNLP 2015, 2015 – aclweb.org … cO2015 Association for Computational Linguistics and Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing Sequential … For example, given gold identification of non-discourse segments (Step 1) and explicit DC … Proceedings of the SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue. … Related articles All 11 versions

New feature weighting approaches for speech-act classification Y Ko – Pattern Recognition Letters, 2015 – Elsevier … Article suggestions will be shown in a dialog on return to ScienceDirect. Help. … Speech-act classification is essential to generation and understanding of utterances within a natural language dialogue system since the speech-act of an utterance is closely tied to a user intention. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

EusEduSeg: A Dependency-Based EDU Segmentation for Basque M Iruskieta Quintian, B Zapirain – 2015 – rua.ua.es … In First International Conference on Natural Language Generation INLG ’00, volume 14, pages 253–256, Mitzpe Ramon, June12-16. ACL. … 2009. A syntactic and lexical-based discourse segmenter. … ACL. van der Vliet, N. 2010. Syntax-based discourse segmentation of Dutch text. … Related articles

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A contrastive study of Spanish-Chinese intra-sentence discourse structures based on the discourse marker “although” S Cao, I da Cunha, N Bel – gplsi.dlsi.ua.es … the idea that discourse information may be useful for Natural Language Processing (NLP … the Spanish sentences and the parallel Chinese sentences through: discourse segmentation, RST relations … which means we just analyse intra-sentence discourse segments and, therefore … Related articles All 3 versions

How Questions and Answers Cohere M Simons – SEMDIAL 2015 goDIAL, 2015 – researchgate.net … Answerhood Constraint, revised Let ?i, ?j be discourse segments; let Ki be the DRS corresponding to ?i, where ?x1?Con(Ki … A natural way to treat this case is to assume that each conjunct constitutes a distinct discourse segment, each of … Natural Language Semantics 1: 75–116 … Cited by 1 Related articles All 8 versions

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Building a Language?Independent Discourse Parser using Universal Networking Language SC Navaneethakrishnan… – Computational …, 2015 – Wiley Online Library … will take the NLP applications a level higher in natural language (NL) understanding … on the various phases of discourse parsing such as discourse segmentation, sentence-level … a first-order logic learning approach to determine discourse relations between discourse segments. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

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Exploring the Rhetorical Structure Theory for multi-document summarization PCF Cardoso, MLDRC Jorge… – Congreso de la Sociedad …, 2015 – producao.usp.br … In this context, Multi-document Summarization (MDS) has become an interesting task in the research community of Natural Language Processing … RST represents relations among propositions or discourse segments in a text and differ- entiates between nuclear and satellite infor … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Semi-supervised never-ending learning in rhetorical relation identification EG Maziero, G Hirst, TAS Pardo – … Advances in Natural Language …, 2015 – producao.usp.br … nized and structured according to many theories and this type of information is valuable to many natural language processing applications. … improved the results to achieve near- human perfomance, even with the use of automatic tools (syntax parser and discourse segmenter). … Cited by 3 Related articles All 21 versions

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Computational Analysis of Collective Intelligence in Conversational Text T Khazaei, L Xiao – System Sciences (HICSS), 2015 48th …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … effort, and 2) performed the analysis on large-scale Web-based platforms that involve sharing of information and dialogue among multiple … One of the early studies on describing online dialogues is conducted by Sack [49], in which basic natural language processing methods … Related articles All 4 versions

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The Unified and Holistic Method Gamma (?) for Inter-Annotator Agreement Measure and Alignment Y Mathet, A Widlöcher, JP Métivier – Computational Linguistics, 2015 – MIT Press … A growing body of work in computational linguistics (CL hereafter) or natural language processing manifests an interest in corpus … for measuring agreement on unitizing may be appropriate for the purpose of measuring agreement on discourse segmentation.” Unfortunately, as … Related articles All 8 versions

Interpretation of informational questions modulated by joint knowledge and intonational contours S Brown-Schmidt, SH Fraundorf – Journal of Memory and Language, 2015 – Elsevier … Help. Download PDF Opens in a new window. Article suggestions will be shown in a dialog on return to ScienceDirect. … We examine processes by which dialogue partners form and use representations of joint knowledge, or common ground, during on-line language processing. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 2 versions

Argumentative meanings and their stylistic configurations in clinical research publications OL Gladkova, C DiMarco, RA Harris – Argument & Computation, 2015 – Taylor & Francis … Processing natural language arguments with the platform. Argument and Computation, 3(1), 49–82. … In E. Cabrio, S. Villata, & A. Wyner (Eds.), ArgNLP 2014: Frontiers and connections between argumentation theory and natural language processing. …

Discourse analysis of arabic documents and application to automatic summarization I Keskes – 2015 – thesesups.ups-tlse.fr … Discourse structure has shown to be useful in many NLP applications including machine translation, natural language generation and language technology in general. … 51 2. Discourse segmentation manual ….. 53 2.1. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Pragmatics of German doch KN Kraus – 2015 – escholarship.org Page 1. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Musical expertise as a scaffold for novice programming TJ Benton – 2015 – repositories.lib.utexas.edu … executed. Novice programmers do not simply organize information into meaningful chunks less often than experts. They organize chunks more often around natural language as opposed to programming concepts (McKeithen, Reitman, Reuter, & Hirtle, 1981) and … Related articles All 2 versions

Super Monsters I: Attitude and Action Role Shift in Sign Language J Lamberton, L Ducasse – ling.auf.net … Thus he writes: “In a small corpus study, Herrmann & Steinbach (2009, 2010) established for German Sign Language (DGS) that the only required articulation to mark role shift is eye gaze break, which seems sufficient to identify a discourse segment as role shift from a formal … Related articles

Implementation of trilingual education in the early years: observations from five kindergartens in Hong Kong P Lee? ??? – HKU Theses Online (HKUTO), 2015 – hub.hku.hk Page 1. Title Implementation of trilingual education in the early years : observations from five kindergartens in Hong Kong Author(s) Lee, Pui-ling, Diana; ??? Citation Issued Date 2015 URL http://hdl.handle.net/10722/222382 … Related articles All 2 versions

NLP Driven Models for Automatically Generating Survey Articles for Scientific Topics RK Jha – 2015 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org … of automatic text summarization is now one of the standard tasks in the field of natural language processing. … the entire of text, TextTiling (Hearst, 1994) is used to divide the text into discourse segments and the most salient phrases for each discourse segment are presented … Related articles All 4 versions

An Information theoretic approach to production and comprehension of discourse markers F Torabi Asr – 2015 – scidok.sulb.uni-saarland.de … format and are explained in detail with the help of concrete examples from natural language. For example, the Elaboration relation is defined as follows: … behind a discourse segment is related to the purpose of another. … the satisfaction-precedence between discourse segments, … Related articles All 2 versions

Semantic structuring of video collections from speech: segmentation and hyperlinking AR Simon – 2015 – tel.archives-ouvertes.fr Page 1. Semantic structuring of video collections from speech: segmentation and hyperlinking Anca-Roxana Simon To cite this version: Anca-Roxana Simon. Semantic structuring of video collections from speech: segmentation and hyperlinking. Document and Text Processing. … Related articles All 7 versions

Unsegmented dialogue act annotation and decoding with n-gram transducers CD Martínez-Hinarejos, JM Benedí… – IEEE/ACM Transactions …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … the dialogue (dialogue history). The definition of dialogue strategies can take benefits from the study of dialogue structure. This is an important research topic in the field of natural language processing. Although those studies … Related articles All 3 versions

[BOOK] Elastic language: How and why we stretch our words GQ Zhang – 2015 – books.google.com … current research and charting new directions, this book develops a refreshing theory of elasticity, empirically attested by natural language data from … and speech factors 184 8.1 Speech event: drug vs non-drug cases 184 8.2 Speech genre: monologue vs dialogue 191 8.3 … Cited by 3 Related articles All 2 versions

[BOOK] The Meaning of Space in Sign Language: Reference, Specificity and Structure in Catalan Sign Language Discourse GB Altimira – 2015 – books.google.com … 1.3. Catalan Sign Language Catalan Sign Language (LSC, llengua de signes catalana)1 is the natural language used by the signing deaf and deaf-blind community in Catalonia, the northeastern autonomy in Spain. Together … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

[BOOK] Sentence and Discourse J Guéron – 2015 – books.google.com … and Florian Schäfer 52 Causation in Grammatical Structures edited by Bridget Copley and Fabienne Martin 53 Continuations and Natural Language by Chris … A mereological link between successive sentences does not suffice to produce a coherent discourse segment, however … All 4 versions

How A Story Means: A Narrative Linguistic Reading Of Exodus 2-4 DJ DUNBAR – 2015 – twu.ca … 55 Clause Types in the Direct Speeches of Exodus 2-4 67 From Dialogue Syntax to Narrative Purpose 99 Conclusion 101 … But one has to remember that it is not syntactic forms and construction types on their own which produce meaning in natural language understanding.28 … Related articles

The role of syntactic and discourse information in verb learning KS Jin – 2015 – ideals.illinois.edu … noun sentences. To do so, we adapted the dialogue-training method by Yuan and Fisher (2009), and designed our Korean dialogues to have novel-verb sentences with missing nouns, as in (5). Page 16. 11 (5) A: minswu-nun mwe-ha-ko iss-e? … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions