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The Leeds Arabic Discourse Treebank: Annotating Discourse Connectives for Arabic

@inproceedings{AlSaif2010TheLA,
  title={The Leeds Arabic Discourse Treebank: Annotating Discourse Connectives for Arabic},
  author={Amal Al-Saif and Katja Markert},
  booktitle={LREC},
  year={2010}
}
We present the first effort towards producing an Arabic Discourse Treebank, a news corpus where all discourse connectives are identified and annotated with the discourse relations they convey as well as with the two arguments they relate. [] Key Method We present a dedicated discourse annotation tool for Arabic and a large-scale annotation study. We show that both the human identification of discourse connectives and the determination of the discourse relations they convey is reliable. Our current annotated…

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