Genre distinctions for discourse in the Penn TreeBank

  title={Genre distinctions for discourse in the Penn TreeBank},
  author={Bonnie L. Webber},
Articles in the Penn TreeBank were identified as being reviews, summaries, letters to the editor, news reportage, corrections, wit and short verse, or quarterly profit reports. All but the latter three were then characterised in terms of features manually annotated in the Penn Discourse TreeBank — discourse connectives and their senses. Summaries turned out to display very different discourse features than the other three genres. Letters also appeared to have some different features. The two… CONTINUE READING
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