Navigation online is one of the most common daily experiences in the research communities. Although researchers could get more and more benefits from the development of Web Technologies, most online discourses today are still the electronic facsimiles of traditional linear structured articles. In this paper, we propose a pattern-based representation approach to providing readers another efficient means to get into desirable knowledge units directly without being overwhelmed by additional detailed information. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate a new format of reading and search online for scientific discourses.


Online Discourse Related Pattern Document Structure Related Entity Discourse Representation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hao Xu
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  1. 1.College of Computer Science and TechnologyJilin UniversityChina
  2. 2.Department of Information Science and EngineeringUniversity of TrentoItaly

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