Resolving <I>Other</I>-Anaphora. Ph.D. Thesis, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, 2003.
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Reference resolution is a major component of any natural language system. In the past 30 years significant progress has been made in coreference resolution. However, there is more anaphora in texts than coreference. I present a computational treatment of other-anaphora, i.e., referential noun phrases (NPs) with non-pronominal heads modified by other or another:

[. . .] the move is designed to more accurately reflect the value of products and to put steel on more equal footing with other commodities.
Such NPs are anaphoric (i.e., they cannot be interpreted in isolation), with an antecedent that may occur in the previous discourse or the speaker's and hearer's mutual knowledge. For instance, in the example above, the NP

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