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Determining Word Sense Dominance Using a Thesaurus

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Determining Word Sense Dominance Using a Thesaurus
The degree of dominance of a sense of a word is the proportion of occurrences of that sense in text. We propose four new methods to accurately determine word sense dominance using raw text and a published thesaurus. Unlike the McCarthy et al. (2004) system, these methods can be used on relatively small target texts, without the need for a similarly-sensedistributed auxiliary text. We perform an extensive evaluation using artificially generated thesaurus-sense-tagged data. In the process, we create a word
Saif Mohammad, Graeme Hirst
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where EACL
Authors Saif Mohammad, Graeme Hirst
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