Word Sense Disambiguation / Edition 2

Word Sense Disambiguation / Edition 2

by Mark Stevenson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1575863901

ISBN-13: 9781575863900

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf

The word "bat" can denote an animal, a sports apparatus, the blink of an eye, or more. While humans can select the appropriate meanings when hearing such words, Internet keyword searches and machine translations demonstrate that computers all too often fail at the process of Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD). This book provides an overview of the field, descriptions

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Overview

The word "bat" can denote an animal, a sports apparatus, the blink of an eye, or more. While humans can select the appropriate meanings when hearing such words, Internet keyword searches and machine translations demonstrate that computers all too often fail at the process of Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD). This book provides an overview of the field, descriptions of novel research, accounts of previous approaches and methodologies, and an evaluation of a practical computer system that has been found to produce accurate disambiguation decisions in English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575863900
Publisher:
Center for the Study of Language and Inf
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1Introduction1
2Background9
3Meaning and the Lexicon29
4A Framework for Disambiguation69
5Part of Speech and Sense Tagging83
6Implementation95
7Sense Tagged Corpora121
8Evaluation143
9Conclusion155
References159
Index173

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