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PDTB BIBLIOGRAPHY

This page provides a complete and updated PDTB Bibliography, including all work that have made primary or secondary use of the PDTB corpus or the PDTB methodology for research or related discourse annotation. If you have a published paper, thesis, or report related to the PDTB, or know of one that you don't see here, please let us know by sending email to
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By Year      By Author

 


2014           

  1. Marta Andersson and Jennifer Spenader. 2014. Result and Purpose relations with and without 'so'. Lingua, Volume 148, Pages 1--27, September 2014.

  2. Christian Chiarcos. 2014. Towards interoperable discourse annotation. Discourse features in the Ontologies of Linguistic Annotation. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14). Reykjavik, Iceland. May 2014.

  3. Vanessa Wei Feng, Ziheng Lin and Graeme Hirst. 2014. The Impact of Deep Hierarchical Discourse Structures in the Evaluation of Text Coherence. Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2014). Dublin, Ireland, August 2014.

  4. Julie Hunter and Laurence Danlos. 2014. Because we say so. Proceedings of the EACL 2014 Workshop on Computational Approaches to Causality in Language, pages 1--9, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 2014.

  5. Junyi Jessy Li and Ani Nenkova. 2014. Reducing Sparsity Improves the Recognition of Implicit Discourse Relations. Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2014 Conference, pages 199--207. Philadelphia, PA. June 2014.

  6. Junyi Jessy Li, Marine Carpuat and Ani Nenkova. 2014. Assessing the Discourse Factors that Influence the Quality of Machine Translation. Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Short Papers), pages 283--288. Baltimore, Maryland. June 2014.

  7. Adam Meyers, , Giancarlo Lee, Angus Grieve-Smith, Yifan He and Harriet Taber. 2014. Annotating Relations in Scientific Articles. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14). Reykjavik, Iceland. May 2014.

  8. Paramita Mirza. 2014. Extracting Temporal and Causal Relations between Events. Proceedings of the ACL 2014 Student Research Workshop, pages 10--17. Baltimore, Maryland. June 2014.

  9. Jessica Ouyang and Kathy Mckeown. 2014. Towards Automatic Detection of Narrative Structure. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14). Reykjavik, Iceland. May 2014.

  10. Lucie Poláková, Pavlína Jínová and Jiří Mírovský. 2014.Genres in the Prague Discourse Treebank. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14). Reykjavik, Iceland. May 2014.

  11. Rashmi Prasad, Bonnie Webber and Aravind Joshi. 2014. Reflections on the Penn Discourse TreeBank, Comparable Corpora and Complementary Annotation. Computational Linguistics, doi:10.1162/COLI_a_00204.

  12. Michael Roth and Sabine Schulte im Walde. 2014. Combining Word Patterns and Discourse Markers for Paradigmatic Relation Classification. Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Short Papers), pages 524--530. Baltimore, Maryland. June 2014.

  13. Attapol T. Rutherford and Nianwen Xue. 2014. Discovering Implicit Discourse Relations Through Brown Cluster Pair Representation and Coreference Patterns. Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 645--654, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 2014

  14. Manfred Stede and Arne Neumann. 2014. Potsdam Commentary Corpus 2.0: Annotation for Discourse Research. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14). Reykjavik, Iceland. May 2014.

  15. Evgeny A. Stepanov and Giuseppe Riccardi. 2014. Towards Cross-Domain PDTB-Style Discourse Parsing. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis (Louhi) at EACL 2014, pages 30--37, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 2014.

  16. Frances Yung. 2014. Towards a Discourse Relation-aware Approach for Chinese-English Machine Translation. Proceedings of the ACL 2014 Student Research Workshop, pages 18--25. Baltimore, Maryland. June 2014.

  17. Frances Yung, Kevin Duh and Yuji Matsumoto. 2014. Towards the design of cross-lingual discourse annotation in Chinese-English bitext. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Speech Processing Society. Sapporo, Japan.

  18. Lanjun Zhou, Binyang Li, Zhongyu Wei and Kam-Fai Wong. 2014. The CUHK Discourse TreeBank for Chinese: Annotating Explicit Discourse Connectives for the Chinese TreeBank. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2014). Reykjavik, Iceland. May 2014.


2013           

  1. Claudiu Mihaila and Sophia Ananiadou. 2013. A hybrid approach to recognising discourse causality in the biomedical domain. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine. pp.361-366. Shanghai, China. December 2013.

  2. Anders Johannsen. 2013. The Best Explanation, Beyond Right and Wrong in Question Answering. PhD Thesis. Center for Language Technology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhangen, Denmark.

  3. Bruno Cartoni, Sandrine Zufferey and THomas Meyer. 2013. Annotating the meaning of discourse connectives by looking at their translation: The translation-spotting technique. Dialogue and Discourse, Volume 4(2): 65--86.

  4. Himanshu Sharma, Praveen Dakwale, Dipti M. Sharma, Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi. 2013. Assessment of Different Workflow Strategies for Annotating Discourse Relations: A Case Study with HDRB. Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7816, pp. 523-532.

  5. Syeed Ibn Faiz, Robert E. Mercer. 2013. Identifying Explicit Discourse Connectives in Text. Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7884, pp. 64-76.

  6. Bonnie Webber. 2013. Coherence relations and referential expectations. Theoretical linguistics, 39(1-2): 123-128.

  7. Deniz Zeyrek, Işin Demirşahin, Ayişigi B. Sevdik Çalli and Ruket Çakici. 2013. Turkish Discourse Bank: Porting a discourse annotation style to a morphologically rich language.. Dialogue & Discourse, Vol 4, No. 2 (2013): 174--184.

  8. Elena Cabrio, Sara Tonelli, and Serena Villata. 2013. From Discourse Analysis to Argumentation Schemes and Back: Relations and Differences. Computational Logic in Multi-Agent Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8143, pp. 1-17.

  9. Xi Jiang. 2013. Predicting the use and interpretation of implicit and explicit discourse connectives. MSc Thesis. School of Psychology, Philosophy and Language Sciences (PPLS), University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

  10. Claudiu Mihaila, Tomoko Ohta, Sampo Pyysalo, and Sophia Ananiadou. 2013. BioCause: Annotating and analysing causality in the biomedical domain. BMC bioinformatics 13, 14:2.

  11. Evgeny A. Stepanov and Giuseppe Riccardi. 2013. Comparative Evaluation of Argument Extraction Algorithms in Discourse Relation Parsing. Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies (IWPT-2013) pp. 36-44. Nara, Japan. November, 2013.

  12. Zhichao Hu, Elahe Rahimtoroghi, Larissa Munishkina, Reid Swanson and Marilyn A. Walker. 2013. Unsupervised Induction of Contingent Event Pairs from Film Scenes. Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pp. 369--379. Seattle, Washington, USA. October 2013.

  13. Anders Johannsen and Anders Søgaard. 2013. Disambiguating explicit discourse connectives without oracles. Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-2013), pp. 997--1001. Nagoya, Japan, October 2013.

  14. Jun-Ping Ng, Min-Yen Kan, Ziheng Lin, Wei Feng, Bin Chen, Jian Su, Chew-Lim Tan. 2013. Exploiting Discourse Analysis for Article-Wide Temporal Classification. Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pp. 12--23. Seattle, Washington, USA. October 2013.

  15. Silvia Pareti, Tim O'Keefe, Ioannis Konstas, James R. Curran and Irena Koprinska. 2013. Automatically Detecting and Attributing Indirect Quotations. Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pp. 989--999. Seattle, Washington. October, 2013.

  16. Gary Patterson and Andrew Kehler. 2013. Predicting the Presence of Discourse Connectives. Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pp. 914--923. Seattle, Washington, USA. October 2013.

  17. Lucie Poláková, Jiří Mírovský, Anna Nedoluzhko, Pavlína Jínová, Šárka Zikánová and Eva Hajičová. 2013. Introducing the Prague Discourse Treebank 1.0. Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-2013), pp. 91--99. Nagoya, Japan, October 2013.

  18. Gleb Sizov and Pinar Öztüurk. 2013. Automatic Extraction of Reasoning Chains from Textual Reports. Proceedings of the TextGraphs-8 Workshop, pp. 61--69. Seattle, Washington, USA. October 2013.

  19. Jennifer D'Souza and Vincent Ng. 2013. Temporal Relation Identification and Classification in Clinical Notes. Proceedings of the Fourth ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine, pp. 392-401. Washington D.C., September, 2013.

  20. Sucheta Ghosh, Sara Tonelli, and Richard Johansson. 2013. Mining Fine-grained Opinion Expressions with Shallow Parsing. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, pp. 302--310. Hissar, Bulgaria. September, 2013.

  21. Angeliki Lazaridou, Ivan Titov and Caroline Sporleder. 2013. A Bayesian Model for Joint Unsupervised Induction of Sentiment, Aspect and Discourse Representations. Proceedings of the 51th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2013), pp. 1630--1639. Sofia, Bulgaria. August, 2013.

  22. Fatemeh Torabi Asr and Vera Demberg. 2013. On the Information Conveyed by Discourse Markers. Proceedings of the Computational Modeling and Cognitive linguistics Workshop, ACL 2013, pp. 84--94. Sofia, Bulgaria. August, 2013.

  23. Hen-Hsen Huang, Chi-Hsin Yu, Tai-Wei Chang, Cong-Kai Lin and Hsin-Hsi Chen. 2013. Analyses of the Association between Discourse Relation and Sentiment Polarity with a Chinese Human-Annotated Corpus. Proceedings of the 7th Linguistic Annotation Workshop & Interoperability with Discourse, pp. 70--78. Sofia, Bulgaria. August, 2013

  24. Hitoshi Nishikawa, Toshiro Makino and Yoshihiro Matsuo. 2013. A Pilot Study on Readability Prediction with Reading Time. Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for Target Reader Populations, ACL-2013, pp. 78--84. Sofia, Bulgaria. August, 2013.

  25. Or Biran and Kathleen McKeown. 2013. Aggregated Word Pair Features for Implicit Discourse Relation Disambiguation. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2013): Short Papers, pp. 69--73. Sofia, Bulgaria. August, 2013.

  26. Man Lan, Yu Xu and Zhengyu Niu. 2013. Leveraging Synthetic Discourse Data via Multi-task Learning for Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2013): Long Papers, pp. 476--485. Sofia, Bulgaria. August, 2013.

  27. Thomas Meyer and Lucie Polakova. 2013. Machine Translation with Many Manually Labeled Discourse Connectives. Proceedings of the 1st DiscoMT Workshop at ACL 2013 (51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics). Sofia, Bulgaria. August 2013.

  28. Thomas Meyer and Bonnie Webber. 2013. Implicitation of Discourse Connectives in (Machine) Translation. Proceedings of the 1st DiscoMT Workshop at ACL 2013 (51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics), pp. 19--26. Sofia, Bulgaria. August, 2013.

  29. Amita Misra and Marilyn A. Walker. 2013. Topic Independent Identification of Agreement and Disagreement in Social Media Dialogue. Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference, pp. 41--50. Metz, France. August. 2013.

  30. Sarvesh Ranade, Rajeev Sangal and Radhika Mamidi. 2013. Stance Classification in Online Debates by Classifying Users' Intentions. Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference, pp. 61--69. Metz, France. August. 2013.

  31. Mehwish Riaz and Roxana Girju. 2013. Toward a Better Understanding of Causality between Verbal Events: Extraction and Analysis of the Causal Power of Verb-Verb Associations. Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2013 Conference, pages 21--30. Metz, France. August 2013.

  32. Jennifer D'Souza and Vincent Ng. 2013. Classifying Temporal Relations with Rich Linguistic Knowledge. Proceedings of the 2013 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT, pp. 918--927. Atlanta, Georgia. June, 2013.

  33. Rakshit Trivedi and Jacob Eisenstein. 2013. Discourse Connectors for Latent Subjectivity in Sentiment Analysis. Proceedings of the 2013 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT), pp. 808-813. Atalanta, Georgia. June, 2013.

  34. Bonnie Webber. 2013. What excludes an Alternative in Coherence Relations? Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2013) -- Long Papers, pp. 276--287. Potsdam, Germany. March 2013.

  35. Andrew McKinlay and Katja Markert. 2013. Recognising Sets and Their Elements: Tree Kernels for Entity Instantiation Identification. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2013) -- Long Papers, pp. 167--178. Potsdam, Germany. March, 2013.

  36. Yannick Versley. 2013. Subgraph-based Classification of Explicit and Implicit Discourse Relations. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2013) -- Long Papers, pp. 264--275. Potsdam, Germany. March, 2013.


2012           

  1. Bonnie Webber, Markus Egg and Valia Kordoni. 2012. Discourse Structure and Language Technology. Natural Language Engineering, Volume 18(4):437--490.

  2. Amal Al-Saif. 2012. Human and Automatic Annotation of Discourse Relations for Arabic. Ph.D. thesis, University of Leeds, U.K.

  3. Rakshit Shah. 2012. Automatic Question Generation using Discourse Cues and Distractor Selection for Cloze Questions. MSc. Thesis, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India.

  4. Quang X. Do. 2012. Background Knowledge in Learning-based Relation Extracton. Ph.D. thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois.

  5. Sucheta Ghosh. 2012. End-to-End Discourse Parsing with Cascaded Structured Prediction. PhD Thesis. University of Trento. May 2012.

  6. Haci Halil Kilicoglu. 2012. Embedding Predications. PhD Thesis. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

  7. Ziheng Lin. 2012. Discourse Parsing: Inferring Discourse Structure, Modeling Coherence, and its Applications. Ph.D. thesis, National University of Singapore.

  8. Siaw Nyuk Hiong, Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer and Jane Labadin. 2012. Towards Structure-Based Paraphrase Detection Using Discourse Parser. Journal of Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management, Vol. 2, 2012, pp. 96--103.

  9. Xun Wang, Sujian Li, Jiwei Li and Wenjie Li. Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition by Selecting Typical Training Examples. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2012), pp. 2757--2772. Mumbai, India. December, 2012.

  10. Fan Xu, Qiaoming Zhu and Guodong Zhou. 2013. A Unified Framework for Discourse Argument Identification via Shallow Semantic Parsing. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2012), pp. 1331--1340. Mumbai, India. December, 2012.

  11. Fatemeh T. Asr and Vera Demberg. 2012. Implicitness of Discourse Relations. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2012), pp. 2669-2684. Mumbai, India. December, 2012.

  12. Fatemeh T. Asr and Vera Demberg. 2012. Measuring the strength of linguistic cues for discourse relations. Proceedings of the COLING-2012 Workshop on Advances in Discourse Analysis and its Computational Aspects (ADACA), pp. 33--42. Mumbai, India. December, 2012.

  13. Jiří Mírovský, Pavlína Jínová and Lucie Poláková. 2012. Does tectogrammatics help the annotation of discourse? Proceedings of the COLING-2012 Workshop on Advances in Discourse Analysis and its Computational Aspects (ADACA), pp. 853--862. Mumbai, India. December, 2012.

  14. Najeh Hajlaoui and Andrei Popescu-Belis. Translating English Discourse Connectives into Arabic: a Corpus-based Analysis and an Evaluation Metric. Proceedings of the The Fourth Workshop on Computational Approaches to Arabic Script-based Languages, AMTA-2012, pp. 1--8. San Diego, CA. November, 2012.

  15. Yu Hong, Xiaopei Zhou, Tingting Che, Jianmin Yao, Qiaoming Zhu, and Guodong Zhou. 2012. Cross-argument inference for implicit discourse relation recognition. Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM '12), ACM, pp. 295-304. Mauii, Hawaii. October-November, 2012.

  16. Thomas Meyer, Andrei Popescu-Belis, Najeh Hajlaoui and Andrea Gesmundo. 2012. Machine Translation of Labeled Discourse Connectives. In Proceedings of the Tenth Biennial Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2012), 10 pages, San Diego, CA. October, 2012.

  17. Sandrine Zufferey, Liesbeth Degand, Andrei Popescu-Belis and Ted Sanders. 2012. Empirical validations of multilingual annotation schemes for discourse relations. Proceedings of the Eighth Joint ISO - ACL SIGSEM Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation (ISA-8), pp. 77--84. Pisa, Italy. October, 2012.

  18. Yuping Zhou and Nianwen Xue. 2012. PDTB-style Discourse Annotation of Chinese Text. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. pp. 69-77. Jeju, Republic of Korea. July 2012.

  19. Bonnie Webber and Aravind Joshi. 2012. Discourse Structure: Past, Present and Future. Proceedings of the ACL 2012 Workshop on Rediscovering 50 Years of Discoveries. pp. 42-54. Jeju, Republic of Korea. July 2012.

  20. Işin Demirşahin. 2012. Discourse Structure in Simultaneous Spoken Turkish. Proceedings of the ACL 2012 Student Research Workshop. pp. 55-60. Jeju, Republic of Korea. July 2012.

  21. Alexander Conrad, Janyce Wiebe, and Rebecca Hwa. 2012. Recognizing Arguing Subjectivity and Argument Tags. Proceedings of the ACL 2012 Workshop on Extra-Propositional Aspects of Meaning in Computational Linguistics (ExProM 2012) pp. 80-88. Jeju, Reublic of Korea. July 2012.

  22. Sucheta Ghosh, Giuseppe Riccardi and Richard Johansson. 2012. Global Features for Shallow Discourse Parsing. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL-2012). pp. 150-159. Seoul, South Korea. July 2012.

  23. Hen-Hsen Huang and Hsin-Hsi Chen. 2012. Contingency and Comparison Relation Labeling and Structure Prediction in Chinese Sentences. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL-2012). pp. 261-269. Seoul, South Korea. July 2012.

  24. Joonsuk Park and Claire Cardie. 2012. Improving Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition Through Feature Set Optimization Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL-2012). pp. 108-112. Seoul, South Korea. July 2012.

  25. Balaji Polepalli Ramesh, Rashmi Prasad, Tim Miller, Brian Harrington and Hong Yu. 2012. Automatic Discourse Connective Detection in Biomedical Text. In Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000775 [published Online First: 28 June 2012]

  26. Aobo Wang, Tao Chen and Min-Yen Kan. 2012. Re-tweeting from a Linguistic Perspective. Proceedings of the NAACL-HLT 2012 Workshop on Language in Social Media (LSM-2012). pp. 46-55. Montreal, Canada. June 2012.

  27. Harry Bunt, Rashmi Prasad and Aravind Joshi. 2012. First Steps Towards an ISO Standard for Annotating Discourse Relations. Proceedings of the Joint ISA-7, SRSL-3, and I2MRT LREC 2012 Workshop on Semantic Annotation and the Integration and Interoperability of Multimodal Resources and Tools. Istanbul, Turkey. May 2012.

  28. Sucheta Ghosh, Richard Johansson, Giuseppe Riccardi and Sara Tonelli. 2012. Improving the Recall of a Discourse Parser by Constraint-based Postprocessing. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) pp. 2791-2794. Istanbul, Turkey. May 2012

  29. Sudheer Kolachina, Rashmi Prasad, Dipti Misra Sharma and Aravind Joshi. 2012. Evalutation of Discourse Relation Annotation in the Hindi Discourse Relation Bank Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) pp. 823-828. Istanbul, Turkey. May 2012

  30. Silvia Pareti. 2012. A Database of Attribution Relations. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) pp. 3213-3217. Istanbul, Turkey. May 2012

  31. Lucie Poláková, Pavlína Jínová and Jiří Mírovský. 2012. Typical Interplay of Coreference and Discourse Relations: Discourse Connectives with a Referential Component. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) pp. 146-153. Istanbul, Turkey. May 2012

  32. Magdaléna Rysová. 2012. Alternative Lexicalizations of Discourse Connectives in Czech. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) pp. 2800-2807. Istanbul, Turkey. May 2012

  33. Thomas Meyer and Andrei Popescu-Belis. 2012. Using Sense-labeled Discourse Connectives for Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the EACL-2012 Workshop on Hybrid Approaches to Machine Translation (HyTra), 10 pages, Avignon, France. April 2012.

  34. Yu Hong, Xiaopei Zhou, Tingting Che, Jianmin Yao, Qiaoming Zhu, and Guodong Zhou. 2012. Cross-argument inference for implicit discourse relation recognition. Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM '12), ACM, pp. 295-304. Mauii, Hawaii. October-November, 2012.


2011           

  1. Sucheta Ghosh, Richard Johansson, Giuseppe Riccardi and Sara Tonelli. 2012. Shallow Discourse Parsing with Conditional Random Fields. Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing. pages 1071-1079. Chiang Mai, Thailand. November 2011.

  2. Annie Louis and Ani Nenkova. Automatic identification of general and specific sentences by leveraging discourse annotations. In Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP). November, 2011. Chiang Mai, Thailand.

  3. Hen-Hsen Huang and Hsin-Hsi Chen. 2011. Chinese Discourse Relation Recognition In Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP). Pages 1442-1446. Chiang Mai, Thailand. November 2011.

  4. Silvia Pareti. Annotating Attribution Relations and Their Features. In the CIKM 2011 Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotation (ESAIR-2011). October, 2011. Glasgow, UK.

  5. Sucheta Ghosh, Sara Tonelli, Giuseppe Ricardi and Richard Johansson. 2011. End-to-End Discourse Parser Evaluation. Proceedings of the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC). pages 169-172. Palo Alto, CA. September, 2011.

  6. Amal Al-Saif and Katja Markert. 2011. Modelling Discourse Relations for Arabic. In Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2011). pp 736-747. July, 2011. Edinburgh, Scotland.

  7. Quang X. Do, Yee Seng Chan and Dan Roth. 2011. Minimally Supervised Event Causality Identification. In Proceedings of the 2011 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2011). pp 294-303. July, 2011. Edinburgh, Scotland.

  8. Manish Agarwal, Rakshit Shah and Prashanth Mannem. 2011. Automatic Question Generation using Discourse Cues. In ACL HLT 2011 Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications. pp 1-9. June, 2011. Portland, OR.

  9. Ziheng Lin, Hwee Tou Ng and Min-Yen Kan. 2011. Automatically Evaluating Text Coherence Using Discourse Relations In Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL HLT). pp 997-1006. June, 2011. Portland, OR.

  10. Thomas Meyer. 2011. Disambiguating Temporal-Contrastive Connectives for Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the ACL 2011 Student Session. pp 46-51. June, 2011. Portland, OR.

  11. Ravi Teja Rachakonda and Dipti Misra Sharma. 2011. Creating an Annotated Tamil Corpus as a Discourse Resource. In Proceedings of the 5th Linguistic Annotation Workshop. pp 119-123. Association for Computational Linguistics. June, 2011. Portland, OR.

  12. Yuping Zhou and Nianwen Xue. 2011. Discourse-constrained Temporal Annotation In Proceedings of the 5th Linguistic Annotation Workshop. pp 161-169. Association for Computational Linguistics. June, 2011. Portland, OR.

  13. Rashmi Prasad, Susan McRoy, Nadya Frid, Aravind Joshi and Hong Yu. 2011. The Biomedical Discourse Relation Bank. In BMC Bioinformatics 2011, 12:188

  14. Yannick Versely. 2011. Towards Finer-Grained Tagging of Discourse Connectives In Proceedings of the Workshop on "Beyond Semantics: Corpus-based Investigations of Pragmatic and Discourse Phenomena". pp 145-155. Bochumer Linguistische Arbeitsberichte (3). February, 2011. Göttingen, Germany.

  15. Nancy Ide, Rashmi Prasad and Aravind Joshi. 2011. Towards Interoperability for the Penn Discourse Treebank. In Proceedings of the 6th Joint ACL-ISO Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation (ISA-6). Oxford, U.K. January, 2011.


2010           

  1. Xuchen Yao and Gosse Bouma. 2010. Mining Discourse Treebanks with XQuery In the 9th International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theory (TLT-9). Tartu, Estonia. December 2010.

  2. Yannick Versley. 2010. Discovery of Ambiguous and Unambiguous Discourse Connectives via Annotation Projection. In Proceedings of the Workshop on the Annotation and Exploitation of Parallel Corpora (AEPC). Tartu, Estonia. December, 2010.

  3. Balaji P. Ramesh and Hong Yu. 2010. Identifying discourse connectives in biomedical text. In Proceedings of the Annual Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium (AMIA 2010), Washington, D.C.

  4. Hugo Hernault, Danushka Bollegala and Mitsuru Ishizuka. 2010. A Semi-Supervised Approach to Improve Classification of Infrequent Discourse Relations Using Feature Vector Extension. In Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2010). Pages 399-409. Association for Computational Linguistics. Cambridge, MA. October, 2010.

  5. Hugo Hernault, Danushka Bollegala and Mitsuru Ishizuka. 2010. Towards Semi-Supervised Classification of Discourse Relations using Feature Correlations. In Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Conference. Pages 55-58. Association for Computational Linguistics. Tokyo, Japan. September, 2010.

  6. Annie Louis, Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi and Ani Nenkova. 2010. Using Entity Features to Classify Implicit Discourse Relations. In Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Conference. Pages 59-62. Association for Computational Linguistics. Tokyo, Japan. September, 2010.

  7. Annie Louis, Aravind Joshi and Ani Nenkova. 2010. Discourse Indicators for Content Selection in Summarization. In Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Conference. Pages 147-156. Association for Computational Linguistics. Tokyo, Japan. September, 2010.

  8. Zhi Min Zhou, Man Lan, Zheng Yu Niu, Yu Xu and Jian Su. 2010. The Effects of Discourse Connectives Prediction on Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition. In Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2010 Conference. Pages 139-146. Association for Computational Linguistics. Tokyo, Japan. September, 2010.

  9. Jiří Mírovský, Lucie Mladová and Zdeněk Žabokrtský. Annotation Tool for Discourse in PDT. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010) Demonstrations. Pages 775-781. Beijing, China. August, 2010.

  10. Ziheng Lin, Hwee Tou Ng and Min-Yen Kan. 2010. A PDTB-Styled End-to-End Discourse Parser. Technical Report TRB8/10. School of Computing, National University of Singapore, August.

  11. Jiří Mírovský, Lucie Mladová and Šárka Zikánová. 2010. Connective-Based Measuring of the Inter-Annotator Agreement in the Annotation of Discourse in PDT. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010) Posters. Pages 775-781. Beijing, China. August, 2010.

  12. Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi and Bonnie Webber. 2010. Realization of Discourse Relations by Other Means: Alternative Lexicalizations. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010) Posters. Pages 1023-1031. Beijing, China. August, 2010.

  13. Nianwen Xue and Yuping Zhou. 2010. Applying Syntactic, Semantic and Discourse Constraints in Chinese Temporal Annotation. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010) Posters. Pages 1363-1372. Beijing, China. August, 2010.

  14. Zhi-Min Zhou, Yu Xu, Zheng-Yu Niu, Man Lan, Jian Su and Chew Lim Tan. 2010. Predicting Discourse Connectives for Implicit Discourse Relation Recognition. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010) Posters. Pages 1507-1514. Beijing, China. August, 2010.

  15. WenTing Wang, Jian Su and Chew Lim Tan. 2010. Kernel Based Discourse Relation Recognition with Temporal Ordering Information. In Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Pages 710-719. Uppsala, Sweden. July, 2010.

  16. Berfin Aktaş, Cem Bozşahin and Deniz ZeyrekDiscourse Relation Configurations in Turkish and an Annotation Environment. In Proceedings of the Fourth Linguistic Annotation Workshop. Pages 202-206. Association for Computational Linguistics. Uppsala, Sweden. July, 2010.

  17. Matthias Buch-Kromann; Iørn Korzen. 2010. The Unified Annotation of Syntax and Discourse in the Copenhagen Dependency Treebanks. In Proceedings of the Fourth Linguistic Annotation Workshop. Pages 127-131. Association for Computational Linguistics. Uppsala, Sweden. July, 2010.

  18. Deniz Zeyrek, Işin Demirşahin, Ayişigi Sevdik-Çalli, Hale Ögel Balaban, Ihsan Yalçinkaya and Ümit Deniz Turan.The Annotation Scheme of the Turkish Discourse Bank and an Evaluation of Inconsistent Annotations In Proceedings of the Fourth Linguistic Annotation Workshop. Pages 282-289. Association for Computational Linguistics. Uppsala, Sweden. July, 2010.

  19. Prashanth Mannem, Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi. 2010. Question Generation from Paragraphs at UPenn: QGSTEC System Description. In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Question Generation (QG-2010). Pittsburgh, PA. June 2010.

  20. Annie Louis and Ani Nenkova. Creating Local Coherence: An Empirical Assessment In Proceedings of Human Language Technologies: The 2010 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT-2010). Pages 313-316. Los Angeles, CA. June, 2010

  21. Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi and Bonnie Webber. Exploiting Scope for Shallow Discourse Parsing In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2010) Pages 2076-2083. Valletta, Malta. May, 2010. European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

  22. Sara Tonelli, Giuseppe Riccardi, Rashmi Prasad and Aravind Joshi. 2010. Annotation of Discourse Relations for Conversational Spoken Dialogs. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010). Pages 2084-2090. Valletta, Malta. May 2010. European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

  23. Amal Al-Saif and Katja Markert. 2010. The Leeds Arabic Discourse Treebank: Annotating discourse connectives for Arabic. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2010). Pages 2046-2053. Valletta, Malta. May, 2010. European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

  24. Silvia Pareti and Irina Prodanof. 2010. Annotating Attribution Relations: Towards an Italian Discourse Treebank. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2010). Pages 3566-3571. Valletta, Malta. May, 2010. European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

  25. Livio Robaldo, Eleni Miltsakaki and Alessia Bianchini. 2010. Corpus-based Semantics of Concession: Where do Expectations Come from? In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2010). Pages 3593-3600. Valletta, Malta. May, 2010. European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

  26. Xuchen Yao, Irina Borisova and Mehwish Alam. 2010. PDTB XML: the XMLization of the Penn Discourse TreeBank 2.0. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2010). Pages 2022-2027. Valletta, Malta. May, 2010. European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

  27. Šárka Zikánová, Lucie Mladová, Jiří Mírovský and Pavlína Jínová. 2010. Typical1 Cases of Annotators' Disagreement in Discourse Annotations in Prague Dependency Treebank In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2010). Pages 2002-2006. Valletta, Malta. May, 2010. European Language Resources Association (ELRA).


2009           

  1. Ben Wellner. 2009. Sequence Models and Re-ranking Methods for Discourse Parsing. Ph.D. thesis, Brandeis University, Boston, MA.

  2. Silvia Pareti. 2009. Towards a Discourse Resource for Italian: Developing an Annotation Schema for Attribution. PhD Thesis Università degli Studi di Pavia. September 2009.

  3. Ziheng Lin, Min-Yen Kan and Hwee Tou Ng. 2009. Recognizing Implicit Discourse Relations in the Penn Discourse Treebank. In Proceedings of the 2009 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-2009). Suntec, Singapore. August, 2009.

  4. Bonnie Webber. 2009. Genre distinctions for discourse in the Penn TreeBank In Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the ACL and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing. Suntec, Singapore. August, 2009.

  5. Emily Pitler, Annie Louis and Ani Nenkova. 2009. Automatic sense prediction for implicit discourse relations in text In Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the ACL and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing. Suntec, Singapore. August. 2009.

  6. Swapna Somasundaran and Janyce Wiebe. 2009. Recognizing stances in online debates. In Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the ACL and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the AFNLP. Pages 226-234. Suntec, Singapore. August, 2009. Association for Computational Linguistics.

  7. Emily Pitler and Ani Nenkova. 2009. Using Syntax to Disambiguate Explicit Discourse Connectives in Text. Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the ACL and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the AFNLP. Suntec, Singapore, August, 2009. Association for Computational Linguistics.

  8. Umangi Oza, Rashmi Prasad, Sudheer Kolachina, Suman Meena, Dipti Misra Sharma and Aravind Joshi. 2009.Experiments with Annotating Discourse Relations in the Hindi Discourse Relation Bank. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON 2009). Hyderabad, India. December 2009.

  9. Umangi Oza, Rashmi Prasad, Sudheer Kolachina, Dipti Misra Sharma and Aravind Joshi. 2009. The Hindi Discourse Relation Bank. In Proceedings of the Third Linguistic Annotation Workshop (LAW 2009). Suntec, Singapore. July 2009.


2008           

  1. Robert Elwell. 2008. Robust methods for automated discourse connective argument head identification. M.A. Thesis, Faculty of the Graduate School. University of Texas at Austin. Austin, TX.

  2. Rashmi Prasad and Aravind Joshi. 2008. A Discourse-based Approach to Generating Why-Questions from Texts In Proceedings of the Workshop on the Question Generation Shared Task and Evaluation Challenge Arlington, VA, September 2008

  3. Alan Lee, Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi and Bonnie Webber. 2008. Departures from Tree Structures in Discourse: Shared Arguments in the Penn Discourse Treebank In Proceedings of the Constraints in Discourse III Workshop> Potsdam, Germany, July-August 2008

  4. Bonnie Webber and Rashmi Prasad. 2008. Sentence-Initial Discourse Connectives, Discourse Structure and Semantics In Proceedings of the Workshop on Formal and Experimental Approaches to Discourse Particles and Modal Adverbs Hamburg, Germany, August 2008.

  5. Emily Pitler, Mridhula Raghupathy, Hena Mehta, Ani Nenkova, Alan Lee and Aravind Joshi. 2008. Easily identifiable discourse relations In Proceedings of COLING 2008 Manchester, UK, August 2008.

  6. Eva Banik and Alan Lee. 2008. A Study of Parentheticals in Discourse: Implications for NLG Systems. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2008). Marrakech, Morocco. June 2008.

  7. Rashmi Prasad, Nikhil Dinesh, Alan Lee, Eleni Miltsakaki, Livio Robaldo, Aravind Joshi, and Bonnie Webber. 2008. The Penn Discourse Treebank 2.0. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2008) Marrakech, Morocco. June, 2008.

  8. Eleni Miltsakaki, Livio Robaldo, Alan Lee and Aravind Joshi. 2008. Sense Annotation in the Penn Discourse Treebank In Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol 4919, pp. 275-286.

  9. Robert Elwell and Jason Baldridge. 2008. Discourse connective argument identification with connective specific rankers. In Proceedings of ICSC-2008.

  10. Lucie Mladová, Šárka Zikánová and Eva Hajičová. 2008. From Sentence to Discourse: Building an Annotation Scheme for Discourse Based on Prague Dependency Treebank. In Proceedings of LREC 2008. Marrakech, Morocco. June, 2008.

  11. Emily Pitler and Ani Nenkova. 2008. Revisiting Readability: A Unified Framework for Predicting Text Quality. In Proceedings of EMNLP,

  12. Hong Yu, Nadya Frid, Susan McRoy, Rashmi Prasad, Alan Lee and Aravind Joshi. 2008. A Pilot Annotation to Investigate Discourse Connectivity in Biomedical Text Proceedings of the ACL:HLT 2008 BioNLP Workshop Columbus, Ohio, June 2008.

  13. Hong Yu, Nadya Frid, Susan McCroy, P Simpson, Rashmi Prasad, Alan Lee and Aravind Joshi. 2008. Exploring Discourse Connectivity in Biomedical Text for Text Mining Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology BioLINK SIG Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

  14. The PDTB Research Group. 2008. The Penn Discourse Treebank 2.0. Annotation Manual IRCS Technical Report IRCS-08-01 Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA.

  15. Rashmi Prasad, Samar Husain, Dipti Mishra Sharma and Aravind Joshi. 2008. Towards an Annotated Corpus of Discourse Relations in Hindi Proceedings of the IJCNLP-08 Workshop on Asian Language Resources Hyderabad, India. January 2008.

  16. Bonnie Webber and Rashmi Prasad. 2008. Discourse Structure: Swings and Roundabouts Linguistics, Special issue on Structuring Information in Discourse: the Explicit/Implicit Dimension Cathrine Fabricius-Hansen and Bergljot Behrens (eds)


2007           

  1. Rashmi Prasad, Nikhil Dinesh, Alan Lee, Aravind Joshi and Bonnie Webber. 2007. Attribution and its Annotation in the Penn Discourse TreeBank In Traitement Automatique des Langues, Special Issue on Computational Approaches to Document and Discourse, Vol.47, n.2.

  2. Sasha Blair-Goldensohn, Kathy R. McKeown and Owen Rambow. 2007. Building and refining rhetorical-semantic relation models. In Proceedings of NAACL-HLT.

  3. Ben Wellner and James Pustejovsky. 2007. Automatically identifiying the arguments of discourse connectives. In Proceedings of EMNLP-CoNLL.


2006           

  1. Katherine Forbes-Riley, Bonnie Webber and Aravind Joshi. 2006 Computing Discourse Semantics: The Predicate-Argument Semantics of Discourse Connectives in D-LTAG Journal of Semantics, 23(1), February, 2006

  2. Alan Lee, Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi, Nikhil Dinesh and Bonnie Webber. 2006. Complexity of Dependencies in Discourse: Are Dependencies in Discourse More Complex Than in Syntax? Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories. Prague, Czech Republic. December 2006

  3. Bonnie Webber. 2006. Accounting for Discourse Relations: Constituency and Dependency In M. Butt, M. Dalrymple and T. King, Intelligent Linguistic Architectures, Stanford: CSLI Publications, 2006, pp. 339-360.

  4. Rashmi Prasad, Nikhil Dinesh, Alan Lee, Aravind Joshi and Bonnie Webber. 2006. Annotating Attribution in the Penn Discourse TreeBank Proceedings of the COLING/ACL Workshop on Sentiment and Subjectivity in Text, Sydney, Australia. July 2006.


2005           

  1. Nianwen Xue. 2005. Annotating discourse connectives in the Chinese Treebank. In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Frontiers in Corpus Annotation II: Pie in the Sky, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  2. Eleni Miltsakaki, Nikhil Dinesh, Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi and Bonnie Webber. 2005. Experiments on Sense Annotations and Sense Disambiguation of Discourse Connectives. In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT2005), Barcelona, Spain. December 2005

  3. Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi, Nikhil Dinesh, Alan Lee, Eleni Miltsakaki, and Bonnie Webber. 2005. The Penn Discourse TreeBank as a Resource for Natural Language Generation In Proceedings of the Corpus Linguistics Workshop on Using Corpora for Natural Language Generation, Birmingham, U.K. July 2005.

  4. Bonnie Webber, Aravind Joshi, Eleni Miltsakaki, Rashmi Prasad, Nikhil Dinesh, Alan Lee, and Kate Forbes. 2005. A Short Introduction to the Penn Discourse TreeBank Copenhagen Working Papers in Language and Speech Processing.

  5. Nikhil Dinesh, Alan Lee, Eleni Miltsakaki, Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi and Bonnie Webber. 2005. Attribution and the (Non)-Alignment of Syntactic and Discourse Arguments of Connectives In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Frontiers in Corpus Annotation II: Pie in the Sky. Ann Arbor, Michigan. June 2005.


2004           

  1. Bonnie Webber. 2004. Extending Lexicalized TAG to Discourse Cognitive Science, 28(5). September 2004.

  2. Rashmi Prasad, Eleni Miltsakaki, Aravind Joshi and Bonnie Webber. 2004. Annotation and Data Mining of the Penn Discourse TreeBank In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Discourse Annotation. Barcelona, Spain. 2004.

  3. Eleni Miltsakaki, Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi and Bonnie Webber. 2004. Annotating Discourse Connectives and their Arguments In Proceedings of the HLT/NAACL Workshop on Frontiers in Corpus Annotation. Boston, MA. 2004

  4. Eleni Miltsakaki, Rashmi Prasad, Aravind Joshi and Bonnie Webber. 2004. The Penn Discourse TreeBank In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference. Lisbon, Portugal. 2004.