On the signalling of multi-level discourse structures

Abstract : We present a top-down approach to discourse annotation which considers the text as a whole as a functional and semantic unit and focuses on the identification of high-level textual patterns. Two discourse objects are chosen to bootstrap this global approach to discourse: enumerative structures and topical chains, envisaged as "neutral" structures covering a wide range of discourse organisation phenomena and realised via diverse textual patterns. We present here the NLP-assisted annotation method that has been carried out, involving automatic tagging and pre-marking and the use of a purpose-built annotation interface.
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Lydia-Mai Ho-Dac, Cécile Fabre, Marie-Paule Péry-Woodley, Josette Rebeyrolle. On the signalling of multi-level discourse structures. MAD 2010 (Multidisciplinary Approaches to Discourse) : Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Signalling Text Organisation, Mar 2010, Moissac, France. pp.94-105. ⟨hal-00979750⟩

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