Towards Fine-grained Citation Function Classification

  title={Towards Fine-grained Citation Function Classification},
  author={Xiang Li and Yifan He and Adam Meyers and Ralph Grishman},
We look into the problem of recognizing citation functions in scientific literature, trying to reveal authors’ rationale for citing a particular article. We introduce an annotation scheme to annotate citation functions in scientific papers with coarse-to-fine-grained categories, where the coarse-grained annotation roughly corresponds to citation sentiment and the finegrained annotation reveals more about citation functions. We implement a Maximum Entropy-based system trained on annotated data… CONTINUE READING