Item description for Computational and Conversational Discourse: Burning Issues - An Interdisciplinary Account (NATO ASI Series / Computer and Systems Sciences) by Eduard H. Hovy...
People engage in discourse every day - from writing letters and presenting papers to simple discussions. Yet discourse is a complex and fascinating phenomenon that is not well understood. This volume stems from a multidisciplinary workshop in which eminent scholars in linguistics, sociology and computational linguistics presented various aspects of discourse. The topics treated range from multi-party conversational interactions to deconstructing text from various perspectives, considering topic-focus development and discourse structure, and an empirical study of discourse segmentation. The chapters not only describe each author's favorite burning issue in discourse but also provide a fascinating view of the research methodology and style of argumentation in each field.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.2" Height: 0.7" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 1996
ISBN 3540609482 ISBN13 9783540609483
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