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CICLING
2006
Springer
9 years 7 months ago
Enriching Wordnets with New Relations and with Event and Argument Structures
Abstract. This paper argues that wordnets, being concept-based computational lexica, should include information on event and argument structures. This general approach is relevant ...
Raquel Amaro, Rui Pedro Chaves, Palmira Marrafa, S...
CICLING
2006
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Application of Semi-supervised Learning to Evaluative Expression Classification
Abstract. We propose to use semi-supervised learning methods to classify evaluative expressions, that is, tuples of subjects, their attributes, and evaluative words, that indicate ...
Yasuhiro Suzuki, Hiroya Takamura, Manabu Okumura
CICLING
2006
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
A Comparative Evaluation of a New Unsupervised Sentence Boundary Detection Approach on Documents in English and Portuguese
Abstract. In this paper, we describe a new unsupervised sentence boundary detection system and present a comparative study evaluating its performance against different systems foun...
Jan Strunk, Carlos Nascimento Silla Jr., Celso A. ...
CICLING
2006
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Improving kNN Text Categorization by Removing Outliers from Training Set
We show that excluding outliers from the training data significantly improves kNN classifier, which in this case performs about 10% better than the best know method--Centroid-based...
Kwangcheol Shin, Ajith Abraham, Sang-Yong Han
CICLING
2006
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Automatic Acquisition of Semantic-Based Question Reformulations for Question Answering
Abstract. In this paper, we present a method for the automatic acquisition of semantic-based reformulations from natural language questions. Our goal is to find useful and generic ...
Jamileh Yousefi, Leila Kosseim
CICLING
2006
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
A General and Multi-lingual Phrase Chunking Model Based on Masking Method
Several phrase chunkers have been proposed over the past few years. Some state-of-the-art chunkers achieved better performance via integrating external resources, e.g., parsers and...
Yu-Chieh Wu, Chia-Hui Chang, Yue-Shi Lee
CICLING
2006
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
An Unsupervised Language Independent Method of Name Discrimination Using Second Order Co-occurrence Features
Previous work by Pedersen, Purandare and Kulkarni (2005) has resulted in an unsupervised method of name discrimination that represents the context in which an ambiguous name occurs...
Ted Pedersen, Anagha Kulkarni, Roxana Angheluta, Z...
CICLING
2006
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Referring Via Document Parts
Documents in a wide range of genres often contain references to their own sections, pictures etc. We call such referring expressions instances of Document Deixis. The present work ...
Ivandré Paraboni, Kees van Deemter
CICLING
2006
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Unsupervised Learning of Verb Argument Structures
We present a statistical generative model for unsupervised learning of verb argument structures. The model was used to automatically induce the argument structures for the 1,500 mo...
Thiago Alexandre Salgueiro Pardo, Daniel Marcu, Ma...
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