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Implicit References to Citations: A study of astronomy papers

Kim, Dr. Yunhyong and Webber, Prof. Bonnie (2006) Implicit References to Citations: A study of astronomy papers.

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Abstract

The research in this paper presents results in the automatic classification of pronouns within articles into those which refer to cited research and those which do not. It also discusses the automatic linking of pronouns which do refer to citations to their corresponding citations. The current study focussed on the pronoun {\it they} as used in papers in Astronomy journals. The paper describes a classifier trained on maximum entropy principles using features defined by the distance to preceding citations and the category of verbs associated to the pronoun under consideration.

Item Type:Preprint
Keywords:citation linking, anaphora, classifier, maximum entropy, implicit references, astronomy
Subjects:M Resource Discovery
E Data Description, Documentation and Standards > ED Contextual Information
Document Language:English
ID Code:127
Deposited By:Kim, Dr Yunhyong
Deposited On:25 April 2007