Francesco Ronzano

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By analysing the current structure and the usage patterns of collaborative tagging systems, we can find out many important aspects which still need to be improved. Problems related to synonymy, polysemy, different lexical forms, mis-pelling errors or alternate spellings, different levels of precision and different kinds of tag-to-resource association cause(More)
Automatic detection of figurative language is a challenging task in computational linguistics. Recognising both literal and figurative meaning is not trivial for a machine and in some cases it is hard even for humans. For this reason novel and accurate systems able to recognise figurative languages are necessary. We present in this paper a novel(More)
Nowadays the Web represents a growing collection of an enormous amount of contents where the need for better ways to find and organize the available data is becoming a fundamental issue, in order to deal with information overload. Keyword based Web searches are actually the preferred mean to seek for contents related to a specific topic. Search engines and(More)
The Computational Linguistics (CL) Summa-rization Pilot Task was created to encourage a community effort to address the research problem of summarizing research articles as " faceted summaries " in the domain of computational linguistics. In this pilot stage, a hand-annotated set of citing papers was provided for ten reference papers to help in automating(More)
— Enhancing the development of multilingual lexicons is of foremost importance for intercultural collaboration to take place, as multilingual lexicons are the cornerstone of several multilingual applications. However, the development and maintenance of large-scale, robust multilingual dictionaries is a tantalizing task. Moreover, Semantic Web's growing(More)