Identification of Textual Contexts

  • Ovidiu Fortu
  • Dan Moldovan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3554)


Contextual information plays a key role in the automatic interpretation of text. This paper is concerned with the identification of textual contexts. A context taxonomy is introduced first, followed by an algorithm for detecting context boundaries. Experiments on the detection of subjective contexts using a machine learning model were performed using a set of syntactic features.


Subjective Context Computational Linguistics Machine Learning Model Syntactic Feature Marker Movement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ovidiu Fortu
    • 1
  • Dan Moldovan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at DallasHuman Language Technology Research Institute,University of Texas At DallasRichardson

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