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LexPar: A Freely Available English Paraphrase Lexicon Automatically Extracted from FrameNet

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LexPar: A Freely Available English Paraphrase Lexicon Automatically Extracted from FrameNet
—This is a paper about a new resource, namely an English paraphrase dictionary extracted from the FrameNet lexicon and its example data base. I. THE LEXPAR PARAPHRASE DICTIONARY This paper describes LexPar, a lexical resource for paraphrasing English verbs. Paraphrasing within a language can be useful for various applications, such as machine translation (source-side paraphrasing can increase the likelihood of finding a good translation), multi-document summarization (paraphrasing can help find passages in different documents with the same meaning), information extraction (paraphrasing can help in detecting relevant information from seed search patterns), or dialog systems and other generation applications (paraphrasing can make the output more context-appropriate and less monotone). As a result, there has recently been some interest in detecting paraphrases automatically. The main problem here is is the lack of resources: there are few parallel English-English texts (different tra...
Bob Coyne, Owen Rambow
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Type Conference
Year 2009
Where SEMCO
Authors Bob Coyne, Owen Rambow
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