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Links

In the previous section, we have defined the first component of a modular structure: the modules. Now, we address the second component: the links between the modules. Definition 3.1.2 gives the definition of a link as a uniquely characterised explicit, directed connection between modules (or segments of modules4.23) that represents one or more different kinds of relevant relations. In this section, we first explore the structuring of the links. Then we identify relations that are relevant for communication through scientific articles: in section 4.3.2 we define different types of organisational relations, and in section 4.3.3 various types of scientific discourse relations.