Thursday, April 14, 2011

Reading for 4/22/11: Webber, 2009

Author:  Bonnie Webber
Venue:  ACL 2009
Leader:  Alan Zhu
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  1. I'll read:

    Discourse Connective Argument Identification with Connective Specific Rankers
    Robert Elwell and Jason Baldridge
    ICSC '08

  2. I am planning to read:
    Ben Wellner and James Pustejovsky. 2007. Automatically identifying the arguments to discourse connectives.

    In Proceedings of the 2007 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Prague CZ.

  3. I will read:

    Emily Pitler, Annie Louis, and Ani Nenkova. 2009.
    Automatic sense prediction for implicit discourse relations in text.

    In Proceedings of ACL-IJCNLP, Singapore.


  4. I will read

    Lynn Carlson, Daniel Marcu, and Mary Ellen Okurowski. Building a discourse-tagged corpus in the framework of rhetorical structure theory.
    SIGdial 2002.


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