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Table 4 Distribution of senses in BioDRB.

From: The biomedical discourse relation bank

Sense Explicit Implicit AltLex TOTAL
Alternative 31 3 3 37
Background - 132 1 133
Cause 339 98 105 542
Circumstance 8 221 1 230
Concession 257 70 2 329
Condition 22 - - 22
Conjunction 421 641 3 1065
Continuation 24 831 - 855
Contrast 205 75 2 282
Exception 7 2 - 9
Instantiation 21 53 14 88
Purpose 616 - 1 617
Reinforcement 22 60 19 101
Restatement 69 445 19 533
Similarity 5 - - 5
Temporal 394 370 16 780
Cause/Background 8 - - 8
Cause/Conjunction 5 - - 5
Cause/Reinforcement - - 1 1
Cause/Temporal 6 - 3 9
Concession/Background 2 - - 2
Concession/Circumstance 1 - - 1
Condition/Circumstance 2 - - 2
Condition/Temporal 5 - - 5
Conjunction/Temporal 70 - 1 71
Continuation/Reinforcement 1 - - 1
Contrast/Background - - 1 1
Contrast/Concession 1 - - 1
Purpose/Conjunction 1 - - 1
Reinforcement/Conjunction - - 1 1
Temporal/Circumstance 92 - - 92
Temporal/Continuation 1 - - 1
TOTAL 2636 3001 193 5830
  1. Multiple senses provided for connectives are shown separately.