Paper: A Decision-Based Approach To Rhetorical Parsing

ACL ID P99-1047
Title A Decision-Based Approach To Rhetorical Parsing
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1999
Authors
  • Daniel Marcu (University of Southern California, Marina del Rey CA)

We present a shift-reduce rhetorical parsing algo- rithm that learns to construct rhetorical structures of texts from a corpus of discourse-parse action se- quences. The algorithm exploits robust lexical, syn- tactic, and semantic knowledge sources.