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Latent Connotative Text Structure

  • Arne Ziegler
  • Gabriel Altmann
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 209)

Abstract

A special kind of analysis of the denotative structure of a text can be performed by partitioning the text in denotative units called hrebs [18]. The hreb, which was called so in honor of its discoverer, L. Hřebíček, is the set of all entities of a text referring to the same object in reality or the same object in the text. Up to now, the sentence hreb has been defined [10, 11, 12, 13, 14] as the set of sentences with common reference, allowing the sentence to belong to different hrebs. The coherence of the text can be measured using the affiliation of sentences to hrebs.

Keywords

Short Path Minimal Path Minimal Path Length Oriental Institute Direct Adjacency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arne Ziegler
    • 1
  • Gabriel Altmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Karl-Franzens Universität GrazGraz
  2. 2.Ruhr-Universität BochumBochum

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