[Corpora-List] Geometrical representation of NL phrases for similarity comparison

Alexander Osherenko osherenko at gmx.de
Fri Oct 19 11:04:25 CEST 2018

Thanks, Mohammad. Unfortunately, I looking for a geometric representation of phrases, not of words.

Best, Alexander

Am Fr., 19. Okt. 2018 um 11:01 Uhr schrieb Mohammad Akbari < akbari.ma at gmail.com>:

> Hello Alexander,
> Word embedding models, such as word2vec, and glove, are common approaches;
> where words represented with a numerical vector (
> https://arxiv.org/pdf/1310.4546.pdf,
> https://code.google.com/archive/p/word2vec/). When you have word
> embedding, you can do geometric computations based other vectors. A common
> approach is to compute the average embedding of all words in a phrase; You
> can check fasttext for this purpose.
> Regards,
> Mohammad
> On 19 Oct 2018, at 09:41, Alexander Osherenko <osherenko at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I wonder if it is possible to represent NL phrases geometrically, for
> example, to compare their similarity. For example, the phrase "Hey man,
> that chick *is such a catch!*" and more formal "..., this girl is
> pretty!" should be represented geometrically nearby because they are
> semantically similar.
> I am aware of LSA vectors that represent particular words and similarity
> could be evaluated as a distance between these word vectors in the LSA
> space. However, the LSA approach only works for individual words and no
> phrases and it is IMHO too numerical because it doesn't consider
> semantics of participating words.
> Best, Alexander
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