Rhetorical relations in multimodal documents

@inproceedings{Taboada2012RhetoricalRI,
  title={Rhetorical relations in multimodal documents},
  author={Maite Taboada and Christopher Habel},
  year={2012}
}
We present a corpus-based study of coherence in multimodal documents. We concern ourselves with the types of relationships between graphs and tables and the text of the document in which they appear. In order to understand and categorize the types of relations across modalities, we are making use of Rhetorical Structure Theory (Mann & Thompson, 1988), and propose that RST can adequately describe these types of relations. We analyzed a corpus comprising three different genres, and consisting of… CONTINUE READING
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