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Title:
Helping Swedish words come to their senses: word-sense disambiguation based on sense associations from the SALDO lexicon
Author:
Ildikó Pilán: Språkbanken, Dept. of Swedish, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
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Year:
2015
Conference:
Proceedings of the 20th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics, NODALIDA 2015, May 11-13, 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania
Issue:
109
Article no.:
036
Pages:
275-279
No. of pages:
5
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2015-05-06
ISBN:
978-91-7519-098-3
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Series:
NEALT Proceedings Series
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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We report the initial results of a word-sense disambiguation experiment which aims at identifying the correct sense of Swedish nouns and verbs in a sentence using a lexical-semantic resource, SALDO. This resource containing associations between word senses has not been previously used for this purpose. The proposed method is based on overlaps between a list of hierarchically organized related word senses. Overall, our approach proved more efficient for nouns, since not only was the accuracy score higher for nouns (56%) than for verbs (46%), but, for the former category, in 22% more of the cases was a sense overlap found. As a result of an in-depth analysis of the predictions, we identified a number of ways the system could be modified or extended for an improved performance.

Proceedings of the 20th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics, NODALIDA 2015, May 11-13, 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania

Author:
Ildikó Pilán
Title:
Helping Swedish words come to their senses: word-sense disambiguation based on sense associations from the SALDO lexicon
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Proceedings of the 20th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics, NODALIDA 2015, May 11-13, 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania

Author:
Ildikó Pilán
Title:
Helping Swedish words come to their senses: word-sense disambiguation based on sense associations from the SALDO lexicon
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