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Rhetorical Figure Annotation with XML
International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
There is a driving need to interrogate large bodies of text for pragmatic meaning, e.g., to detect sentiment, diagnose genre, plot chains of reasoning, and so forth. But this type of meaning is often implicit, 'hidden' meaning, evoked by linguistic cues, stylistic arrangement, or argumentation structurefeatures that have hitherto been difficult for Natural Language Processing (NLP) systems to recognize and use. Pragmatic concerns were historically the province of rhetorical studies, and we havedblp:conf/ijcai/RuanMH16 fatcat:wpadgnyc3jfqfo5y2niw4odr2i