Paper: Reference Scope Identification in Citing Sentences

ACL ID N12-1009
Title Reference Scope Identification in Citing Sentences
Venue Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2012

A citing sentence is one that appears in a sci- entific article and cites previous work. Cit- ing sentences have been studied and used in many applications. For example, they have been used in scientific paper summarization, automatic survey generation, paraphrase iden- tification, and citation function classification. Citing sentences that cite multiple papers are common in scientific writing. This observa- tion should be taken into consideration when using citing sentences in applications. For in- stance, when a citing sentence is used in a summary of a scientific paper, only the frag- ments of the sentence that are relevant to the summarized paper should be included in the summary. In this paper, we present and com- pare three different approaches for identifying the fragments of a citi...