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Criteria for the manual grouping of verb senses

Cecily Jill Duffield, Jena D. Hwang, Susan Windisch Brown, Dmitriy Dligach, Sarah E. Vieweg, Jenny Davis, Martha Palmer
2007 Proceedings of the Linguistic Annotation Workshop on - LAW '07   unpublished
Determining appropriate criteria for clustering is based primarily on the needs of annotators.  ...  Clustering of verb senses involves examining syntactic and semantic features of verbs and arguments on a caseby-case basis rather than applying a strict methodology.  ...  Sets of senses under specific nodes of the tree are grouped together into single entries, along with the syntactic and semantic criteria for their groupings, to be presented to the annotators.  ... 
doi:10.3115/1642059.1642067 fatcat:qs7i7g23rzaw3czsxjhrcphrhy

Making fine-grained and coarse-grained sense distinctions, both manually and automatically

2005 Natural Language Engineering  
In this paper we discuss a persistent problem arising from polysemy: namely the difficulty of finding consistent criteria for making fine-grained sense distinctions, either manually or automatically.  ...  We investigate sources of human annotator disagreements stemming from the tagging for the English Verb Lexical Sample Task in the Senseval-2 exercise in automatic Word Sense Disambiguation.  ...  We would also like to thank Scott Cotton for system infrastructure support, Joseph Rosenzweig for building the annotation tool, and Lauren Delfs and Susanne Wolff for the manual annotation for Senseval  ... 
doi:10.1017/s135132490500402x fatcat:acn6h2n5rfhthjspvzeu2yebtu

Clustering verbal Objects: Manual and Automatic Procedures Compared

Ilaria Colucci, Elisabetta Jezek, Vít Baisa
2020 Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics  
the construction of verb senses in context.  ...  For this reason, clustering of lexical items filling the Object slot of a verb is believed to bring to surface relevant information about verbal meaning and the verb-Objects relation.  ...  generally belong to a higher level of specificity or to a different semantic domain, and c) groups that are inconsistent with the sense of the verb but cluster words on the basis of the following criteria  ... 
dblp:conf/clic-it/ColucciJB20 fatcat:lwjh4f6z5ngwtes362qlgrvwfq

Exploiting Rules for Word Sense Disambiguation in Machine Translation

Lucia Specia, Maria das Graças Volpe Nunes, Mark Stevenson
2005 Revista de Procesamiento de Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN)  
We also analyzed the rules manually, assessing subjective criteria revealing the level of interest of the rules, namely, the usefulness and unexpectedness of those rules.  ...  Each sentence has a sense tag, which corresponds to the translation of the verb in that sentence.  ... 
dblp:journals/pdln/SpeciaNS05 fatcat:y32chjsgi5gatjelksc75rh2qy

A Proposal of Automatic Selection of Coarse-grained Semantic Classes for WSD

Rubén Izquierdo-Beviá, Armando Suárez, German Rigau
2007 Revista de Procesamiento de Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN)  
Tables 11 and 12 presents for monosemous and polysemous nouns and verbs the F1 measures of the different sense-groupings obtained with all relations criteria when training the classfrequencies on SemCor  ...  Sense-groupings as semantic classes In order to study to what extend the different sense-groupings could be of the interest for classbased WSD, we present a comparative evaluation of the different sense-groupings  ... 
dblp:journals/pdln/Izquierdo-BeviaSR07 fatcat:52cy2tbsjrcpjfbgbovfwysaku

Mapping lexical entries in a verbs database to WordNet senses

Rebecca Green, Lisa Pearl, Bonnie J. Dorr, Philip Resnik
2001 Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics - ACL '01  
This paper describes automatic techniques for mapping 9611 entries in a database of English verbs to Word-Net senses. The verbs were initially grouped into 491 classes based on syntactic features.  ...  semantic similarity of WordNet senses for verbs within the same class; (4) probabilistic correlations between WordNet data and attributes of the verb classes.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are supported, in part, by PFF/PECASE Award IRI-9629108, DOD Contract MDA904-96-C-1250, DARPA/ITO Contracts N66001-97-C-8540 and N66001-00-28910, and a National Science Foundation  ... 
doi:10.3115/1073012.1073044 dblp:conf/acl/GreenPDR01 fatcat:unjadwueergv3h6wvibryzklwy

Combining contextual features for word sense disambiguation

Hoa Trang Dang, Martha Palmer
2002 Proceedings of the ACL-02 workshop on Word sense disambiguation recent successes and future directions -  
In this paper we present a maximum entropy Word Sense Disambiguation system we developed which performs competitively on SENSEVAL-2 test data for English verbs.  ...  and coarse-grained sense distinctions made by the sense inventory.  ...  The authors would also like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments.  ... 
doi:10.3115/1118675.1118688 dblp:conf/semeval/DangP02 fatcat:bj4llw2hcjbitn57tpbz7yw64a

English Tasks: All-Words and Verb Lexical Sample

Martha Palmer, Christiane Fellbaum, Scott Cotton, Lauren Delfs, Hoa Trang Dang
2001 International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation  
The manual annotation for both the English all-words and verb lexical sample tasks was done by researchers and students in linguistics and computational linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania.  ...  Most of the revisions of sense definitions relevant to the English tasks were done prior to the bulk of the tagging.  ...  We would also like to thank Joseph Rosenzweig for building the annotation tools, and Susanne Wolff for contribution to the manual annotation.  ... 
dblp:conf/semeval/PalmerFCDD01 fatcat:dg2zb2keojgkfojni3yiiknn2q

Valency Frames of Polysemous and Homonymous Verbs in VerbaLex

Vít Baisa
2010 Recent Advances in Slavonic Natural Languages Processing  
This, and the fact that a context of a word is crucial for determining sense of the word, makes VerbaLex suitable for disambiguation of polysemous and homonymous verbs.  ...  For each Czech verb with its sense, VerbaLex contains appropriate valency frames (patterns with morphological and syntactical information) in which the verb can appear.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been partly supported by the Ministry of Education of CR within the Center of basic research LC536.  ... 
dblp:conf/raslan/Baisa10 fatcat:jdly4zg2hzavbh7bqcdliy5xtu

Chinese verb sense discrimination using an EM clustering model with rich linguistic features

Jinying Chen, Martha Palmer
2004 Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics - ACL '04  
The experimental results show that the EM clustering model can learn sense or sense group distinctions for most of the verbs successfully.  ...  This paper discusses the application of the Expectation-Maximization (EM) clustering algorithm to the task of Chinese verb sense discrimination.  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.3115/1218955.1218993 dblp:conf/acl/ChenP04 fatcat:6mnads727zb5td542tsgjgsnga

Development of Myanmar-English Bilingual WordNet like Lexicon

Soe Lai Phyue
2014 International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science  
A bilingual concept lexicon is of significance for Information Extraction (IE), Machine Translation (MT), Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD) and the like.  ...  The first phase converts the data from multiple resources with different format into a common format and joins and aligns the scattered data for smoothly access and group the data according their part  ...  In a structure criteria group, it takes profit of WordNet structure. It consists of 5 criteria: variant, intersection, parent, brother and distant hyponymy criteria.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijitcs.2014.10.04 fatcat:cwl6am7oxzetdewjmyy2ny4ieu

Annotating WordNet

Helen Langone, Benjamin R. Haskell, George A. Miller
2004 North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics  
The problem of ambiguity persists even in limited domains, thus the necessity for wide-coverage inventories of senses (dictionaries) and corpora sense-tagged to them.  ...  In this paper, we present a report on the state of our current endeavor to increase the connectivity of WordNet through sense-tagging the glosses, the result of which will be to create a more integrated  ...  Many thanks also to Jin Oh for building the initial version of the manual tagger tool.  ... 
dblp:conf/naacl/LangoneHM04 fatcat:mreb5lz7vrctlpgytajwjtpkny

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2004 Computational Linguistics  
syntactic frames to specific WordNet senses as well, thereby enriching the WordNet representation and providing explicit criteria for word sense disambiguation.  ...  The precise meaning of this ambiguity is left open to interpretation in Levin, as it may indicate that the verb has more than one sense or that one sense (i.e., class) is primary and the alternations for  ... 

BioVerbNet: a large semantic-syntactic classification of verbs in biomedicine

Olga Majewska, Charlotte Collins, Simon Baker, Jari Björne, Susan Windisch Brown, Anna Korhonen, Martha Palmer
2021 Journal of Biomedical Semantics  
The costliness and time required for manual lexicon construction has been a major obstacle to porting the benefits of such resources to NLP in specialised domains, such as biomedicine.  ...  Conclusion This work introduces the first large, annotated semantic-syntactic classification of biomedical verbs, providing a detailed account of the annotation process, the key differences in verb behaviour  ...  [13] as a starting point and subsequently manually validate the resultant classes based on VerbNet class criteria of semantic-syntactic coherence of member verbs.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13326-021-00247-z pmid:34266499 pmcid:PMC8280585 fatcat:24ej77yimjdonlrzdiy4lgao6q

Designing the ELEXIS Parallel Sense-Annotated Dataset in 10 European Languages

Federico Martelli, Roberto Navigli, Simon Krek, Jelena Kallas, Polona Gantar, Svetla Koeva, Sanni Nimb, Bolette Sandford Pedersen, Sussi Olsen, Margit Langemets, Kristina Koppel, Tiiu Üksik (+16 others)
2021 Zenodo  
For the purposes of the present paper, we concentrate on the annotation of morpho-syntactic features.  ...  In fact, recent achievements in the field of Natural Language Processing and particularly in Word Sense Disambiguation have widely demonstrated their effectiveness not only for the creation of lexicographic  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the ELEXIS project No. 731015 under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6625400 fatcat:fxmagzzrzfccbkdn2vaob6ktdy
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