ISCA & IEEE Workshop on Spontaneous Speech Processing and Recognition

April 13-16, 2003
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Committee-Based Discourse Purpose Assignment: Discourse Structure Annotations of Spontaneous Japanese Monologue

Kazuhiro Takeuchi (1), Katsuya Takanashi (1), Ikuyo Morimoto (1), Hanae Koiso (2), Hitoshi Isahara (1)

(1) Communications Research Laboratory, Japan
(2) The National Institute for Japanese Language, Japan

Identifying the regularity of middle level discourse is useful for annotating discourse structure in long monologues. A convincing way to find segments is described on the middle level of discourse structure (sub-story), based on a committee-based decision of discourse purposes and a detection of transitive expressions.

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Bibliographic reference.  Takeuchi, Kazuhiro / Takanashi, Katsuya / Morimoto, Ikuyo / Koiso, Hanae / Isahara, Hitoshi (2003): "Committee-based discourse purpose assignment: Discourse structure annotations of spontaneous Japanese monologue", in SSPR-2003, paper TAP8.