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Investigating complementary methods for verb sense pruning

McKeown, Kathleen; Jing, Hongyan; Hatzivassiloglou, Vasileios; Passonneau, Rebecca

We present an approach for tagging verb sense that combines a domain-independent method based on subcategorization and alternations with a domain-dependent method utilizing statistically extracted verb clusters. Initial results indicate that verb senses can be pruned for highly polysemous verbs by up to 74% by the first method and by up to 85% by the second method.

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Computer Science
Publisher
Proceedings of the Lexical Semantics Workshop of the 5th Conference on Applied Natural Language Processing
Published Here
April 29, 2013
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