Experiments on Sense Annotations and Sense Disambiguation of Discourse Connectives

  title={Experiments on Sense Annotations and Sense Disambiguation of Discourse Connectives},
  author={Eleni Miltsakaki and Nikhil Dinesh and Rashmi Prasad and Aravind K. Joshi and Bonnie Lynn Webber},
Discourse connectives can be analyzed as discourse level predicates which project predicate-argument structure on a par with verbs at the sentence level. The Penn Discourse Treebank (PDTB) reflects this view in its design providing annotation of the discourse connectives and their arguments. Like verbs, discourse connectives have multiple senses. We present a set of manual sense annotation studies for three connectives whose arguments have been annotated in the PDTB. Using syntactic features… CONTINUE READING
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