An Information-Based Treatment of Punctuation

Say, Bilge and Akman, Varol (1996) An Information-Based Treatment of Punctuation. [Conference Paper]

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Punctuation marks have recently attracted attention within the linguistics community mostly from a syntactic perspective. In this paper, we aim to give a preliminary account of information-based aspects of punctuation marks, drawing our points from examples and links with related phenomena such as intonation. We give our initial treatment within the Discourse Representation Theory.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:punctuation, discourse, information, DRT (discourse representation theory).
Subjects:Linguistics > Computational Linguistics
Linguistics > Semantics
ID Code:210
Deposited By: Akman, Varol
Deposited On:07 Jul 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:53


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