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SENSEVAL was the first open, community-based evaluation exercise for Word Sense Disambiguation programs. It adopted the quantitative approach to evaluation developed in MUC and other ARPA evaluation exercises. It took place in 1998. In this paper we describe the structure, organisation and results of the SENSEVAL exercise for English. We present and defend(More)
In this paper we speciically address questions of polysemy with respect to verbs, and how regular extensions of meaning can be achieved through the adjunction of particular syntactic phrases. We see verb classes as the key to making generalizations about regular extensions of meaning. Current approaches to English classiica-tion, Levin classes and WordNet,(More)