Modeling discourse segments in lyrics using repeated patterns

Kento Watanabe, Yuichiroh Matsubayashi, Naho Orita, Naoaki Okazaki, Kentaro Inui, Satoru Fukayama, Tomoyasu Nakano, Jordan B.L. Smith, Masataka Goto

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Abstract

This study proposes a computational model of the discourse segments in lyrics to understand and to model the structure of lyrics. To test our hypothesis that discourse segmentations in lyrics strongly correlate with repeated patterns, we conduct the first large-scale corpus study on discourse segments in lyrics. Next, we propose the task to automatically identify segment boundaries in lyrics and train a logistic regression model for the task with the repeated pattern and textual features. The results of our empirical experiments illustrate the significance of capturing repeated patterns in predicting the boundaries of discourse segments in lyrics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCOLING 2016 - 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of COLING 2016
Subtitle of host publicationTechnical Papers
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics, ACL Anthology
Pages1959-1969
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9784879747020
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, COLING 2016 - Osaka, Japan
Duration: 11 Dec 201616 Dec 2016

Publication series

NameCOLING 2016 - 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of COLING 2016: Technical Papers

Conference

Conference26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, COLING 2016
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityOsaka
Period11/12/1616/12/16

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