Intention-Based Segmentation: Human Reliability and Correlation with Linguistic Cues

@inproceedings{Passonneau1993IntentionBasedSH,
  title={Intention-Based Segmentation: Human Reliability and Correlation with Linguistic Cues},
  author={Rebecca J. Passonneau and Diane J. Litman},
  booktitle={ACL},
  year={1993}
}
Certain spans of utterances in a discourse, referred to here as segments, are widely assumed to form coherent units. Further, the segmental structure of discourse has been claimed to constrain and be constrained by many phenomena. However, there is weak consensus on the nature of segments and the criteria for recognizing or generating them. We present quantitative results of a two part study using a corpus of spontaneous, narrative monologues. The first part evaluates the statistical… CONTINUE READING

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