Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Publications and Talks

Dissertation

Das, Debopam (2014). Signalling of Coherence Relations in Discourse. Ph.D. dissertation. Simon Fraser University, Canada

 

Journal Articles

Das, Debopam, & Egg, Markus. (in preparation). Continuity in discourse.

Egg, Markus, Roberts, Will, & Das, Debopam. (under review). Reliability of discourse relations. Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics.

Egg, Markus, & Das, Debopam. (to appear). Multiple signals of coherence relations. Linguistics Vanguard (Special issue: Natural Language Conditionals and Conditional Reasoning).

Das, Debopam, & Taboada, Maite. (2019). Multiple signals of coherence relations. Discours, 24 (online)

Das, Debopam, & Taboada, Maite. (2018). RST Signalling Corpus: A corpus of signals of coherence relations. Language Resources & Evaluation, 52(1), 149-184.

Das, Debopam, & Taboada, Maite. (2018). Signalling of coherence relations in discourse, beyond discourse markers. Discourse Processes, 55(8),743-770.

Trnavac, Radoslava, Das, Debopam, & Taboada, Maite. (2016). Coherence relations and evaluation. Corpora , 11(2): 169-190

Taboada, Maite, & Das, Debopam. (2013). Annotation upon annotation: Adding signalling information to a corpus of discourse relations. Dialogue and Discourse, 4(2), 249-281.

 

Conference and Workshop Proceedings

Das, Debopam, Stede, Manfred, Ghosh, Soumya Sankar, & Chatterjee, Lahari. (2020). DiMLex-Bangla: A Lexicon of Bangla Discourse Connectives. In proceedings of the LREC 2020. Online.

Das, Debopam. (2019). Nuclearity in RST and signals of coherence relations. In proceedings of the workshop on Discourse Relation Parsing and Treebanking 2019 (NAACL 2019), Minneapolis, USA.

Scheffler, Tatjana, Aktas, Berfin, Das, Debopam, & Stede, Manfred. (2019). Annotating Shallow Discourse Relations in Twitter Conversations. In proceedings of the workshop on Discourse Relation Parsing and Treebanking 2019 (NAACL 2019), Minneapolis, USA.

Das, Debopam, Scheffler, Tatjana, Bourgonje, Peter, & Stede, Manfred. (2018). Constructing a Lexicon of English Discourse Connectives. In proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2018, Melbourne, Australia.

Das, Debopam. (2018). Discourse Segmentation in Bangla. In proceedings of the 4th workshop on Indian Language Data: Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018), Miyazaki, Japan.

Das, Debopam, & Stede, Manfred. (2018). Developing the Bangla RST Discourse Treebank. In proceedings of the LREC 2018, Miyazaki, Japan.

Das, Debopam, Taboada, Maite, & Stede, Manfred. (2017). The Good, the Bad, and the Disagreement: Complex ground truth in rhetorical structure analysis. In proceedings of the workshop on the Recent Advances in RST and Related Formalisms (EMNLP 2017), Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Das, Debopam, & Taboada, Maite. (2013). Explicit and Implicit Coherence Relations: A Corpus Study. In proceedings of the Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA) Conference, University of Victoria, Canada.

Das, Debopam. (2012). Investigating the Role of Discourse Markers in Signalling Coherence Relations: A Corpus Study. In proceedings of the 28th Northwest Linguistics Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

Das, Debopam. (2010). The Uses and Distribution of Non-progressive Verbs in Progressive Forms in English: A Corpus-based Study. In proceedings of the 26th Northwest Linguistics Conference, Simon Fraser University, Canada.

 

Technical Reports

Stede, Manfred, & Das, Debopam. (2018). Bangla RST Discourse Treebank: Annotation Guidelines. Manuscript. University of Potsdam, Germany.

Stede, Manfred, Taboada, Maite, & Das, Debopam. (2017). Annotation Guidelines for Rhetorical Structure. Manuscript. University of Potsdam, Germany and Simon Fraser University, Canada.

 

Conference and Workshop Presentations

August 2021 Continuative and Contrastive Discourse Relations across Discourse Domains: Cognitive and Cross-Linguistic Approaches (workshop at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea). Online. Das. D. & Egg, M. (2021) Continuity in discourse: A case study on causal and contrastive relations.

February 2021 The Semantics and Pragmatics of Conditional Connectives (workshop at the 43rd Annual Conference of the DGfS). Online. Egg, M. & Das, D. (2021) Signalling Conditional Relations.

September 2019 XPrag workshop on Contrasting Underspecification and Overspecification of Discourse Relations. ZAS Berlin, Germany. Das, D. & Egg, M. (2019) Caught in the middle with you: Between under- and overspecification of discourse relations.

June 2019 The Workshop on Discourse Relation Parsing and Treebanking 2019. Minneapolis, USA. Das, D. (2019) Nuclearity in RST and signals of coherence relations.

June 2019 The Workshop on Discourse Relation Parsing and Treebanking 2019. Minneapolis, USA. Das, D. (2019). Annotating Shallow Discourse Relations in Twitter Conversations.

May 2018 The workshop on Implicit and explicit marking of discourse relations: the comparison between causals and conditionals. Osnabrueck University, Germany. Das, D. (2018) Multiple Signals of Coherence Relations.

May 2018 The 4th Workshop on Indian Language Data: Resources and Evaluation (WILDRE-4). Miyazaki, Japan. Das, D. (2018) Discourse Segmentation in Bangla.

May 2018 The LREC 2018. Miyazaki, Japan. Das, D. (2018) Developing the Bangla RST Discourse Treebank.

September 2017 The 6th Workshop on Recent Advances in RST and Related Formalisms. Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Das, D. (2017) The Good, the Bad, and the Disagreement: Complex ground truth in rhetorical structure analysis.

July 2013 2013 LACUS Conference. Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Das, D. (2013) Signalling Subject Matter and Presentational Coherence Relations in Discourse: A Corpus Study.

June 2013 Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA) Conference. University of Victoria, Canada. Das, D. (2013) Explicit and Implicit Coherence Relations: A Corpus Study.

April 2012 2012 Northwest Linguistics Conference. University of Washington, Seattle, USA. Das, D. (2012) Investigating the Role of Discourse Markers in Signalling Coherence Relations: A Corpus Study.

May 2010 26th Northwest Linguistics Conference. Simon Fraser University, Canada. Das, D. (2010) The Uses and Distribution of Non-progressive Verbs in Progressive Forms in English: A Corpus-based Study.

October 2008 30th All India Conference of Linguists, Deccan College Post-Graduate & Research Institute, Pune, India. Das, D. (2008) Technical Terms and Vernacular: Some Notes on Linguistic Terminology in Bangla.

 

Corpora

Das, Debopam, & Stede, Manfred (partially completed). The Bangla RST Discourse Treebank. University of Potsdam, Germany.

Das, Debopam, Taboada, Maite, & McFetridge, Paul. (2015). RST Signalling Corpus. LDC2015T10. Distributed through the Linguistic Data Consortium.

 

Lexicons

Das, Debopam, Ghosh, Soumya Sankar, & Chatterjee, Lahari (2018). DiMLex-Bangla: A lexicon of Bangla discourse connectives. University of Potsdam, Germany.

Das, Debopam, Scheffler, Tatjana, Bourgonje, Peter, & Stede, Manfred (2018). DiMLex-Eng: A lexicon of English discourse connectives. University of Potsdam, Germany.