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Text coherence and readability in English can be significantly affected by the organization of information in an utterance. To assist writers in this respect, we implement a Computer-Assisted Writing system focusing on ‘information structure’. The main challenge in this task is identification of information structure in texts. This paper shows that this can be done by checking discourse status and linguistic marking in utterances.
Information structure, text, discourse
Date Posted: 20 August 2006