[Corpora-List] Re: WSD: verb sense disambiguation

Antonio Branco Antonio.Branco at di.fc.ul.pt
Wed Dec 7 12:50:00 CET 2005

Dear list members,

A few days ago I posted a message looking for help
concerning verb sense disambiguation. Below you find
a summary of the hints suggested in the replies.

Many thanks once more to

Laurent Audibert

Gabriel Lopes

Dan Tufis

David Martinez

Phil Edmonds

Delip Rao

Rada Mihalcea

Olga Mitrofanova

Katrin Erk

Diana McCarthy

Francis Bond

for their kind help.

António Branco

NLX - Natural Language Group
Dept of Informatics, Univ of Lisbon


Recommended papers: focused on verb disambiguation

Guillaume Jacquet, Modéliser la désambiguïsation d’un verbe à l’aide de son contexte

Hoa Trang Dang, Martha Palmer. 2005. The Role of Semantic Roles in
Disambiguating Verb Senses. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the
Association for Computational Linguistics, Ann Arbor MI, June 26-28, 2005.

Patrick Ye
Selectional Preference Based Verb Sense Disambiguation Using WordNet

McCarthy, D. and J. Carroll (2003) Disambiguating nouns, verbs and adjectives
using automatically acquired selectional preferences, Computational Linguistics,
29(4). pp 639-654.

Resnik, Philip and Mona Diab, Measuring Verb Similarity, Cognitive Science
Society (CogSci2000), 2000

Katrin Erk: Frame assignment as word sense disambiguation. Proceedings
of IWCS 6, Tilburg.

Recommended papers: on WSD

Audibert, Laurent. 2004. Word sense disambiguation criteria: a systematic study,

Gamallo, Pablo, Alexandre Agustini and Gabriel Lopes, 2005, "Clustering
Syntactic Positions with Similar Semantic Requirements", Computational
Linguistics, vol 31, pp 107-145.

Rada Mihalcea, Timothy Chklovski, Dan Tufis, Vivi Nastase, Doina Tatar,
Florentina Hristea.An Evaluation Exercise for Romanian Word Sense
Disambiguation, In the Proceedings of the SENSEVAL-3 Third International
Workshop on the Evaluation of Systems for the Semantic Analysis of Text, ACL
2004 workshop, Barcelona, Spain, July 25-26, 2004, pp. 29-33.

Dan Tufis, Radu Ion: Evaluating the word sense disambiguation accuracy with
three different sense inventories. In Proceedings of the Natural Language
Understanding and Cognitive Systems Symposium, Miami, Florida, May 2005, pp.
118-127, ISBN 972-8865-23-6

Dan Tufis: Word Sense Disambiguation: A Case Study on the Granularity of Sense
Distinctions. In WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications,
vol. 2, no. 2, February 2005, pp.183-188, ISSN 1790-0032

Dan Tufis, Radu Ion, Nancy Ide: Fine-Grained Word Sense Disambiguation Based on
Parallel Corpora, Word Alignment, Word Clustering and Aligned Wordnets. In
proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Linguistics,
COLING2004, Geneva, 2004, pp. 1312-1318, ISBN 1-9324432-48-5

Dan Tufis, Radu Ion. Interlingual wordnets validation and word-sense
disambiguation. In Proceedings of the Natural Language Understanding and
Cognitive Systems Symposium, Porto, 2004, pp. 97-105

Dan Tufis, Radu Ion, Nancy Ide. Word sense disambiguation as a wordnets
validation method in Balkanet. In Proceedings of the 4th LREC Conference,
Lisabona, 2004, 741-744; 1071-1074

Rada Mihalcea,
Unsupervised Large-Vocabulary Word Sense Disambiguation with Graph-based
Algorithms for Sequence Data Labeling

PhD Thesis by Mona Talat Diab
WSD within a Multilingual Framework

Massimiliano Ciaramita, Mark Johnson
Multi-Component WSD

Abolfazl K. Lamjiri, Osama El Demerdash, Leila Kosseim
Simple Features for Statistical WSD

Alberto J. Cañas et al
Using WordNet for WSD to Support Concept Map Construction

Radu ION, Dan Tufis
WSD using Aligned WordNets

Anna Korhonen and Judita Preiss. 2003. Improving Subcategorization
Acquisition using Word Sense Disambiguation. In Proceedings of the
41st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics.
Sapporo, Japan. 48-55.

McCarthy, D., Koeling, R., Weeds, J. and Carroll, J. (2004) Using automatically
acquired predominant senses for word sense disambiguation. Accepted for
publication in Proceedings of the ACL SENSEVAL-3 workshop. Barclona, Spain. pp




Recommended personal webpages

Martha Palmer (see her web page)

Anna Korhonen and Judita Preiss (Cambridge) have also looked at evaluating Verb
WSD on a subcategorization acquisition task.



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