Lexical Cohesion: Some Implications of an Empirical Study

Beata Beigman Klebanov, Eli Shamir, Ionuţ Pistol


Lexical cohesion refers to the perceived unity of text achieved by the author’s usage of words with related meanings[1]. Data from an experiment with 22 readers aimed at eliciting lexical cohesive patterns they see in 10 texts [2, 3] is used to shed light on a number of theoretical and applied aspects of the phenomenon: which items in the text carry the cohesive load; what are the appropriate data structures to represent cohesive texture; what are the relations employed in cohesive structures.


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Beigman Klebanov B., Shamir E. and Pistol I. (2005). Lexical Cohesion: Some Implications of an Empirical Study . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Natural Language Understanding and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLUCS, (ICEIS 2005) ISBN 972-8865-23-6X, pages 13-21. DOI: 10.5220/0002562900130021

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author={Beata Beigman Klebanov and Eli Shamir and Ionuţ Pistol},
title={Lexical Cohesion: Some Implications of an Empirical Study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Natural Language Understanding and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLUCS, (ICEIS 2005)},

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JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Natural Language Understanding and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLUCS, (ICEIS 2005)
TI - Lexical Cohesion: Some Implications of an Empirical Study
SN - 972-8865-23-6X
AU - Beigman Klebanov B.
AU - Shamir E.
AU - Pistol I.
PY - 2005
SP - 13
EP - 21
DO - 10.5220/0002562900130021