UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

CS6321 - Discourse Processing

CS 6321 Discourse Processing (3 semester hours) Introduction to discourse processing from natural language texts. Automatic clustering of utterances into coherent units (segments) with hierarchical structures. State-of-the-art research in textual cohesion, coherence, and discourse understanding. Included topics are anaphoric reference and ellipsis, notion of textual context, and relationship between tense, aspect, and discourse states. Prerequisite: CS 6320 or consent of the instructor. (3-0) T