Multi-Paragraph Segmentation of Expository Texts

Abstract

We present a method for partitioning expository texts into coherent multi-paragraph units which re ect the subtopic structure of the texts. Using Chafe's Flow Model of discourse, we observe that subtopics are often expressed by the interaction of multiple simultaneous themes. We describe two fully-implemented algorithms that use only term repetition… (More)

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@inproceedings{HearstMultiParagraphSO, title={Multi-Paragraph Segmentation of Expository Texts}, author={Marti A. Hearst} }