Complex discourse units and their semantics

  title={Complex discourse units and their semantics},
  author={Nicholas Asher and Antoine Venant and Philippe Muller and Stergos D. Afantenos},
A natural and intuitive principle concerning the organization of content in discourse is that discourse structure and rhetorical function operate at several levels of granularity at once. There are low level discourse connections between elementary discourse units (EDUs), even within a single sentence; but there are also discourse connections between larger constituents, complex discourse units or CDUs, which may include only two or three EDUs or may correspond to several paragraphs. CDUs and… CONTINUE READING

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