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Adapting a Polarity Lexicon using Integer Linear Programming for Domain-Specific Sentiment Classification
Polarity lexicons have been a valuable resource for sentiment analysis and opinion mining. There are a number of such lexical resources available, but it is often suboptimal to us...
Yejin Choi, Claire Cardie
13 years 16 days ago
Syntactic/Semantic Structures for Textual Entailment Recognition
In this paper, we describe an approach based on off-the-shelf parsers and semantic resources for the Recognizing Textual Entailment (RTE) challenge that can be generally applied t...
Yashar Mehdad, Alessandro Moschitti, Fabio Massimo...
13 years 20 days ago
A New Approach to Lexical Disambiguation of Arabic Text
We describe a model for the lexical analysis of Arabic text, using the lists of alternatives supplied by a broad-coverage morphological analyzer, SAMA, which include stable lemma ...
Rushin Shah, Paramveer S. Dhillon, Mark Liberman, ...
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13 years 2 months ago
A Bootstrap Approach to Automatically Generating Lexical Transfer Rules
We describe a method for automatically generating Lexical Transfer Rules (LTRs) from word equivalences using transfer rule templates. Templates are skeletal LTRs, unspecified for ...
Davide Turcato, Paul McFetridge, Fred Popowich, Ja...
13 years 4 months ago
Interlanguage Signs And Lexical Transfer Errors
A theoryof interlanguage(IL)lexiconsis outlined,with emphasis on IL lexical entries, based on the HPSG notion of lexical sign. This theory accounts for idiosyncratic or lexical tr...
Atle Ro
13 years 4 months ago
Discourse Semantics Meets Lexical Field Semantics
The focus of this article is the integration of two different perspectives on lexical semantics: Discourse Representation Theory's (DRT) inferentially motivated approach and ...
Beate Firzlaff, Daniela S. Kunz
13 years 4 months ago
Paradigmatic Cascades: a Linguistically Sound Model of Pronunciation by Analogy
We present and experimentally evaluate a new model of pronunciation by analogy: the paradigmatic cascades model. Given a pronunciation lexicon, this algorithm first extracts the m...
François Yvon
13 years 4 months ago
Deriving Verbal and Compositional Lexical Aspect for NLP Applications
Verbal and compositional lexical aspect provide the underlying temporal structure of events. Knowledge of lexical aspect, e.g., (a)telicity, is therefore required for interpreting...
Bonnie J. Dorr, Mari Broman Olsen
13 years 4 months ago
The effects of analysing cohesion on document summarisation
We argue that in general, the analysis of lexical cohesion factors in a document can drive a summarizer, as well as enable other content characterization tasks. More narrowly, thi...
Branimir Boguraev, Mary S. Neff
13 years 4 months ago
Processing Unknown Words in HPSG
The lexical acquisition system presented in this paper incrementallyupdates linguisticproperties of unknown words inferred from their surrounding context by parsing sentences with...
Petra Barg, Markus Walther