Automatic Identification of AltLexes using Monolingual Parallel Corpora

@inproceedings{Davoodi2017AutomaticIO,
  title={Automatic Identification of AltLexes using Monolingual Parallel Corpora},
  author={Elnaz Davoodi and Leila Kosseim},
  booktitle={RANLP},
  year={2017}
}
The automatic identification of discourse relations is still a challenging task in natural language processing. Discourse connectives, such as since or but, are the most informative cues to identify explicit relations; however discourse parsers typically use a closed inventory of such connectives. As a result, discourse relations signaled by markers outside these inventories (i.e. AltLexes) are not detected as effectively. In this paper, we propose a novel method to leverage parallel corpora in… CONTINUE READING
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