As part of a project on discourse parsing, we have built a discourse segmenter based on syntactic and lexical information. A discourse segmenter takes text as input, and produces as output the minimal discourse units in the text.
Our definition of 'minimal discourse unit' is directly inspired by Rhetorical Structure Theory. A discourse unit is:
SLSeg is described in the following paper:
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