Word Sense Disambiguation

Word Sense Disambiguation

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Covers the topic of word sense disambiguation (WSD) including: the major algorithms, techniques, performance measures, results, philosophical issues, and applications. This book provides an overview of the research across the field. It teaches how to build and evaluate systems, and talks about what performance to expect.Okumura and Honda (1994) report a closely related evaluation in which lexical chains are derived based on a Japanese ... For instance, given the sentence Mary drank burgundy, the a#39;colora#39; sense of burgundy does not fit in context since the verb to drink requires ... While selectional preferences are intuitive, and occur to us in a natural way, it is difficult to put them into practice to solve the problem of WSD.

Title:Word Sense Disambiguation
Author:Eneko Agirre, Philip Glenny Edmonds
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-11-16


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