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Table 1 BioDRB sense classification for discourse relations

From: The biomedical discourse relation bank

Type Subtype Type Subtype
CAUSE Reason CONDITION Hypothetical
  Result   Factual
  Claim   Non-Factual
  Justification   
PURPOSE Goal TEMPORAL Synchronous
  Enablement   Precedence
    Succession
CONCESSION Contra-Expectation ALTERNATIVE Chosen-Alternative
  Expectation   Conjunctive
    Disjunctive
CONTRAST   INSTATIATION  
CONJUNCTION   EXCEPTION  
SIMILARITY   CONTINUATION  
CIRCUMSTANCE Forward-Circumstance BACKGROUND Forward-Background
  Backward-Circumstance   Backward-Background
RESTATEMENT Equivalence REINFORCEMENT  
  Generalization   
  Specification