%A Bilge Say %A Varol Akman %T An Information-Based Treatment of Punctuation %X 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. %D 1996 %K punctuation, discourse, information, DRT (discourse representation theory). %I GRLMC (Grup de Recerca en Linguistica Matematica i Enginyeria del Llenguatge), Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain %P 93-94 %L cogprints210