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New Perspectives on Computational and Cognitive Strategies for Word Sense Disambiguation

Kwong, Olivia

2012, XIII, 105 p. 6 illus.

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  • About this book

  • Addresses the cognitive and computational models of WSD in parallel for their mutual validation and advancement
  • Informs lexical resource construction, suggesting additional sense organization with psycholinguistic evidence
  • Explores potential for synergy of computer science and psychology for improving WSD in natural language applications
Cognitive and Computational Strategies for Word Sense Disambiguation examines cognitive strategies by humans and computational strategies by machines, for WSD in parallel. 

Focusing on a psychologically valid property of words and senses, author Oi Yee Kwong discusses their concreteness or abstractness and draws on psycholinguistic data to examine the extent to which existing lexical resources resemble the mental lexicon as far as the concreteness distinction is concerned. The text also investigates the contribution of different knowledge sources to WSD in relation to this very intrinsic nature of words and senses. 

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Cognitive strategies for WSD - Computational strategies for WSD - Lexical activation - Natural language processing - Psycholinguistic data - WSD

Related subjects » HCI - Linguistics - Neuropsychology - Signals & Communication

Table of contents 

Word Senses and Problem Definition.- Methods for Automatic WSD.- Lessons Learned from Evaluation.- The Psychology of WSD.- Sense Concreteness and Lexical Activation.- Lexical Sensitivity of WSD: An Outlook.

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