Discourse Segmentation of German Written Texts

  title={Discourse Segmentation of German Written Texts},
  author={Harald L{\"u}ngen and Csilla Pusk{\'a}s and Maja B{\"a}renf{\"a}nger and Mirco Hilbert and Henning Lobin},
Discourse segmentation is the division of a text into minimal discourse segments, which form the leaves in the trees that are used to represent discourse structures. A definition of elementary discourse segments in German is provided by adapting widely used segmentation principles for English minimal units, while considering punctuation, morphology, sytax, and aspects of the logical document structure of a complex text type, namely scientific articles. The algorithm and implementation of a… CONTINUE READING