S. Mirkin and I. Dagan and S. Pado. Assessing the Role of Discourse References in Entailment Inference. Proceedings of ACL 2010, Uppsala, Sweden.

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Discourse references, notably coreference and bridging, play an important role in many text understanding applications, but their impact on textual entailment is yet to be systematically understood. On the basis of an in-depth analysis of entailment instances, we argue that discourse references have the potential of substantially improving textual entailment recognition, and identify a number of research directions towards this goal.

  author =       {Shachar Mirkin and Ido Dagan and Sebastian Pad\'o},
  title =        {Assessing the Role of Discourse References in Entailment Inference},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of ACL 2010},
  year =         2010,
  address =      {Uppsala, Sweden}}