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The distributional similarity of sub-parses
chapterposted on 2023-06-07, 14:11 authored by Julie WeedsJulie Weeds, David WeirDavid Weir, Bill Keller
This work explores computing distributional similarity between sub-parses, i.e., fragments of a parse tree, as an extension to general lexical distributional similarity techniques. In the same way that lexical distributional similarity is used to estimate lexical semantic similarity, we propose using distributional similarity between subparses to estimate the semantic similarity of phrases. Such a technique will allow us to identify paraphrases where the component words are not semantically similar. We demonstrate the potential of the method by applying it to a small number of examples and showing that the paraphrases are more similar than the non-paraphrases.
JournalProceedings of the ACL Workshop on Empirical Modeling of Semantic Equivalence and Entailment
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics
Book titleProceedings of the ACL Workshop on Empirical Modeling of Semantic Equivalence and Entailment
Place of publicationMenlo Park, CA. USA
SeriesProceedings of the Conference.
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