Computational and Conversational Discourse: Burning Issues -- An Interdisciplinary Account / Edition 1

Computational and Conversational Discourse: Burning Issues -- An Interdisciplinary Account / Edition 1

by Eduard H. Hovy
     
 

ISBN-10: 3642082440

ISBN-13: 9783642082443

Pub. Date: 12/03/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This fascinating volume is based on a multidisciplinary workshop for linguists, sociologists and computational linguists. The authors discuss their favorite burning issues in discourse and display their own methodologies and styles of argumentation.  See more details below

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This fascinating volume is based on a multidisciplinary workshop for linguists, sociologists and computational linguists. The authors discuss their favorite burning issues in discourse and display their own methodologies and styles of argumentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642082443
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/03/2010
Series:
Nato ASI Subseries F: (closed), #151
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1996
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

1 Issues of Relevance for Discourse Analysis: Contingency in Action, Interaction, and Co-Participant Context.- 2 Types of Structure: Deconstructing Notions of Constituency in Clause and Text.- 3 Interaction and Syntax in the Structure of Conversational Discourse: Collaboration, Overlap, and Syntactic Dissociation.- 4 The Information Structure of the Sentence and the Coherence of Discourse.- 5 Discourse Coherence and Segmentation.- 6 On the Relation Between the Informational and Intentional Perspectives on Discourse.- 7 Empirical Analysis of Three Dimensions of Spoken Discourse: Segmentation, Coherence, and Linguistic Devices.- Authors’ Biographies.

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