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DiZer: An Automatic Discourse Analyzer for Brazilian Portuguese [chapter]

Thiago Alexandre Salgueiro Pardo, Maria das Graças Volpe Nunes, Lucia Helena Machado Rino
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents DiZer, an automatic DIscourse analyZER for Brazilian Portuguese.  ...  A rhetorical repository, which is DiZer main component, makes the automatic analysis possible.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are grateful to the Brazilian agencies FAPESP, CAPES and CNPq, and to Fulbright Commission for supporting this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-28645-5_23 fatcat:vc3wdxgvojgqzozjxw2uv354ey

On the Development and Evaluation of a Brazilian Portuguese Discourse Parser

Thiago Alexandre Salgueiro Pardo, Maria das Graças Volpe Nunes
2008 Revista de Informática Teórica e Aplicada  
We present in this paper the development process and the evaluation procedure of a Brazilian Portuguese discourse parser called DiZer.  ...  Based on Rhetorical Structure Theory, DiZer is a symbolic cue phrase-based analyzer that makes use of discourse templates learned from a corpus of scientific texts to identify and build the discourse structure  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are grateful to FAPESP, CAPES, CNPq, and Fulbright Commission for supporting this work.  ... 
doi:10.22456/2175-2745.7015 fatcat:pxhz6pb2p5gmpepamd45s2xk4e

Adaptation of Discourse Parsing Models for the Portuguese Language

Erick G. Maziero, Graeme Hirst, Thiago A.S. Pardo
2015 2015 Brazilian Conference on Intelligent Systems (BRACIS)  
Discourse parsing in Portuguese has two critical limitations. The first is that the task has been explored using only symbolic approaches, i.e., using manually extracted lexical patterns.  ...  In this paper, two works were adapted to Portuguese, improving the results, outperforming the baselines and previous works for Portuguese, considering the task of rhetorical relation identification.  ...  CONCLUSION The state-of-art in discourse parsing for Portuguese was advanced in this work, using supervised learning.  ... 
doi:10.1109/bracis.2015.24 dblp:conf/bracis/MazieroHP15 fatcat:esheqrrquveqjnrktsb5wfriqy

Maria Emilia Amarante Torres Lima: A Rescue of the Memory of the Discourse Analysis in Brazil

Mailson Fernandes Cabral de Souza
2021 Bakhtiniana: Revista de Estudos do Discurso  
The work of this researcher is an important testimony of the history of the Discourse Analysis of the French line, as well as the initial link of this discipline with Social Psychology.  ...  However, this author's work is little known both within Discourse Analysis and Psychology.  ...  an Automatic Analysis of the Discourse; 41 Discourse: Structure or Event) were released in Brazil, and Pêcheux's reason for citing it in at least three articles (PÊCHEUX, 1981; 1982; 2016a [1983]).  ... 
doi:10.1590/2176-457348332 fatcat:jcvk63fcfbgxnnjg3xv54urpbq

CAN WE SPEAK ENGLISH? REFLECTIONS ON THE UNSPOKEN EFL IN BRAZIL

Simone Tiemi Hashiguti
2017 Trabalhos em Lingüística Aplicada  
A discursive methodological framework forms the basis for the analysis of postings collected from discussion forums on different websites.  ...  Interest in the theme emerged because many Brazilian students who know English state they cannot speak the language and avoid pronouncing it and engaging in conversations.  ...  From his initial proposition of an Automatic Discourse Analysis, in 1969 , Michel Pêcheux (1990 aimed at developing a nonsubjective form of discursive analysis that could be made with the help of a computer  ... 
doi:10.1590/010318135150200431 fatcat:u57x655az5gqbdiaijl5kigkfq

A Comparison of Automatic Summarizers of Texts in Brazilian Portuguese [chapter]

Lucia Helena Machado Rino, Thiago Alexandre Salgueiro Pardo, Carlos Nascimento Silla, Celso Antônio Alves Kaestner, Michael Pombo
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Taking advantage of having commonalities with respect to resources and a corpus of texts and summaries written in Brazilian Portuguese, two NLP research groups have decided to start a common task to assess  ...  Automatic Summarization (AS) in Brazil has only recently become a significant research topic.  ...  After all, the common evaluation presented here made it possible to compare different systems, allowing fostering AS research especially concerning texts in Brazilian Portuguese and, more importantly,  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-28645-5_24 fatcat:7vjx6wh6g5gozfjalec4ccuo4m

Applications of Rhetorical Structure Theory

M. Taboada
2006 Discourse Studies  
We also provide a list of resources useful for work within the RST framework. The present paper is a complement to our review of the theoretical aspects of the theory (Taboada and Mann, 2005) .  ...  Rhetorical Structure Theory is a theory of text organization that has led to areas of application beyond discourse analysis and text generation, its original goals.  ...  A project at the Universidade Federal de São Carlos in Brazil is building a discourse parser for Brazilian Portuguese, DiZer .  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461445606064836 fatcat:3va6w4sl4rbvtavvvibhvl7u2m

Automatic Detection of Proverbs and their Variants

Amanda P. Rassi, Jorge Baptista, Oto Vale, Marc Herbstritt
2014 Symposium on Languages, Applications and Technologies  
This article presents the task of automatic detection of proverbs in Brazilian Portuguese, from the intersection of the regular syntactic structure of proverbs and their core elements.  ...  We created finite-state automata that enabled us to look for these word combinations in running texts.  ...  Results from the automatic identification of Brazilian Portuguese proverbs from real texts are presented.  ... 
doi:10.4230/oasics.slate.2014.235 dblp:conf/slate/RassiBV14 fatcat:b2dqnqic3vhbjmelw6wo4byusq

Cross-lingual RST Discourse Parsing

Chloé Braud, Maximin Coavoux, Anders Søgaard
2017 Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Volume 1, Long Papers  
However, discourse treebanks for other languages exist, including Spanish, German, Basque, Dutch and Brazilian Portuguese.  ...  Discourse parsing is an integral part of understanding information flow and argumentative structure in documents.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the three anonymous reviewers for their comments. Chloé Braud and Anders Søgaard were funded by the ERC Starting Grant LOWLANDS No. 313695.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/e17-1028 dblp:conf/eacl/SogaardBC17 fatcat:4n7ajkrk35bqfe7h6mf26c5cr4

Cross-lingual RST Discourse Parsing [article]

Chloé Braud and Maximin Coavoux and Anders Søgaard
2017 arXiv   pre-print
However, discourse treebanks for other languages exist, including Spanish, German, Basque, Dutch and Brazilian Portuguese.  ...  Discourse parsing is an integral part of understanding information flow and argumentative structure in documents.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the three anonymous reviewers for their comments. Chloé Braud and Anders Søgaard were funded by the ERC Starting Grant LOWLANDS No. 313695.  ... 
arXiv:1701.02946v1 fatcat:duhvc6yfgbefldfagdeyeiqorq

Systemic functional translation studies (sfts): the theory travelling in brazilian environments

Maria Lúcia Vasconcellos
2009 DELTA: Documentação de Estudos em Lingüística Teórica e Aplicada  
Portuguese.  ...  From late 90's on, computerized corpora and corpus-based methodologies have been integrated into Brazilian SFTS, for which annotation methods for the tagging of SFL categories have been developed.  ...  of the Hallidayan framework to TS with regard to the language pair English and Brazilian Portuguese.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0102-44502009000300003 fatcat:qmzoumka7bfjnjq6bivl4eifw4

Os gêneros "desgenerizados": discursos na pesquisa sobre espanhol no Brasil

Adrián Pablo Fanjul
2012 Bakhtiniana: Revista de Estudos do Discurso  
to a formulation very similar to the Brazilian one for Spanish.  ...  We can observe the production and diffusion of, among others, research works on how Brazilians learn Spanish (GONZÁLEZ, 1994) , on comparisons between the functioning of Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish  ... 
doi:10.1590/s2176-45732012000100004 fatcat:wwg6xl5brfcc3cbuxllnx4yrpi

The system of language, dialogue and discourse

Ana Zandwais
2016 Revista Conexão Letras  
For investigating this conception, we will analyze some important notions introduced in the Soviet context by Valentin N. Volochinov, Mikhail M.  ...  The objective of this article developed at Post-Graduate studies at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul State is to refl ect on the conception of discourse, as a complex object, constituted by opacity  ...  See ' Por Uma Análise Automática do Discurso', Campinas: Unicamp Editions, ,1990.  For an Automatic Analysis of Disourse. 13 Voloŝinov observes in a chapter entitled 'Two trends of thought in Philosophy  ... 
doi:10.22456/2594-8962.70358 fatcat:bvoowolairc5hazhof6hoadxfy

Cognition, Grammaticalization and Syntactic Change. The emergence of Compound Tenses in Portuguese

Maria José Carvalho
2013 Entrepalavras: Revista de Linguística do Departamento de Letras Vernáculas da Universidade Federal do Ceará  
This article analyzes the historical process of the grammaticalization of aver/ter 'to have' in compound tenses, since Portuguese is somewhat isolated among Romance languages in this respect.  ...  Thus, as in those languages, the process of recategorizing involves an intermediate step of structural ambiguity whereby a given construction can be interpreted in two different ways.  ...  or reinforcing a discoursal aspect, with use it becomes the habitual, automatic (because unnoticed) practice.  ... 
doi:10.22168/2237-6321.3.3.2.33-57 doaj:4a7eefe27c844642828166a7ad793a23 fatcat:u755vrxj7rgi3co6papmqprr2u

"They said I came back Americanized": cosmopolitanism and mediation in the trajectory of Carmen Miranda

Julia O'Donnell
2015 Ateliers du LESC  
However, in an ironic twist of history, it was a Portuguese woman who was to become one of the most important vehicles for Brazilian identity in the modernizing rage of 20 th -century Brazil.  ...  It was at Urca that, in 1939, an American businessman scouting for exotic types for Broadway magazines saw Carmen.  ... 
doi:10.4000/ateliers.9759 fatcat:5oha6konerahhgcp47nbbrw4kq
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