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|Title:||Large-scale noun compound interpretation using bootstrapping and the web as a corpus|
|Citation:||Kim, S.N.,Nakov, P. (2011). Large-scale noun compound interpretation using bootstrapping and the web as a corpus. EMNLP 2011 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference : 648-658. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Responding to the need for semantic lexical resources in natural language processing applications, we examine methods to acquire noun compounds (NCs), e.g., orange juice, together with suitable fine-grained semantic interpretations, e.g., squeezed from, which are directly usable as paraphrases. We employ bootstrapping and web statistics, and utilize the relationship between NCs and paraphrasing patterns to jointly extract NCs and such patterns in multiple alternating iterations. In evaluation, we found that having one compound noun fixed yields both a higher number of semantically interpreted NCs and improved accuracy due to stronger semantic restrictions. © 2011 Association for Computational Linguistics.|
|Source Title:||EMNLP 2011 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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