A Meaning-Based Statistical English Math Word Problem Solver

@inproceedings{Liang2018AMS,
  title={A Meaning-Based Statistical English Math Word Problem Solver},
  author={Chao-Chun Liang and Yu-Shiang Wong and Yi-Chung Lin and Keh-Yih Su},
  booktitle={NAACL},
  year={2018}
}
We introduce MeSys, a meaning-based approach, for solving English math word problems (MWPs) via understanding and reasoning in this paper. It first analyzes the text, transforms both body and question parts into their corresponding logic forms, and then performs inference on them. The associated context of each quantity is represented with proposed role-tags (e.g., nsubj, verb, etc.), which provides the flexibility for annotating an extracted math quantity with its associated context… Expand
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