[Corpora-List] software semantic similarity between texts

J Washtell lec3jrw at leeds.ac.uk
Tue Oct 21 18:45:13 CEST 2008


Apologies; that last message should really have been addressed to Antonio!

Justin Washtell University of Leeds

Quoting Dom Widdows <widdows at google.com>:


> SemanticVectors has a CompareTerms class you can call from the command
> line that lets you compare two passages (rather than individual words)
> just by using quotes.
> I'm sure other tools can be convinced to do this as well reasonably
> easily (but it's nice if it's already there).
> Best wishes,
> Dominic
>
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:08 AM, Antonio Toral
> <antonio.toral at ilc.cnr.it> wrote:
>> Thanks Eric!
>>
>>> WordNet::Similarity (http://wn-similarity.sourceforge.net/)
>>> "... is a Perl module that implements a variety of semantic similarity
>>> and relatedness measures based on information found in the lexical
>>> database WordNet."
>>>
>>
>> That's right, but WordNet::Similarity performs semantic similarity between
>> pairs of words whereas I need to get semantic similarity between
>> short texts.
>>
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