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An Evaluation Dataset for Identifying Communicative Functions of Sentences in English Scholarly Papers

@inproceedings{Iwatsuki2020AnED,
  title={An Evaluation Dataset for Identifying Communicative Functions of Sentences in English Scholarly Papers},
  author={Kenichi Iwatsuki and Florian Boudin and Akiko Aizawa},
  booktitle={LREC},
  year={2020}
}
Formulaic expressions, such as ‘in this paper we propose’, are used by authors of scholarly papers to perform communicative functions; the communicative function of the present example is ‘stating the aim of the paper’. Collecting such expressions and pairing them with their communicative functions would be highly valuable for various tasks, particularly for writing assistance. However, such collection and paring in a principled and automated manner would require high-quality annotated data… Expand
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