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Identifying Discourse Markers in Spoken Dialog
In this paper, we present a method for identifying discourse marker usage in spontaneous speech based on machine learning. Discourse markers are denoted by special POS tags, and t...
Peter A. Heeman, Donna K. Byron, James F. Allen
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Multiple Discourse Marker Occurrence: Creating Hierarchies for Natural Language Generation
Most studies on discourse markers implicitly assume that only one marker or discourse relation will occur in a sentence. In reality, more than one relation may hold between text s...
Sarah Louise Oates
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Pragmatic Annotation of Discourse Markers in a Multilingual Parallel Corpus (Arabic- Spanish-English)
Discourse structure and coherence relations are one of the main inferential challenges addressed by computational pragmatics. The present study focuses on discourse markers as key...
Doaa Samy, Ana González-Ledesma
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On the Role of Discourse Markers in Interactive Spoken Question Answering Systems
This paper presents a preliminary analysis of the role of some discourse markers and the vocalic hesitation euh in a corpus of spoken human utterances collected with the RITEL sys...
Ioana Vasilescu, Sophie Rosset, Martine Adda-Decke...