A formal approach for measuring the lexical ambiguity degree in natural language requirement specification: Polysemes and Homonyms focused

@article{Huertas2011AFA,
  title={A formal approach for measuring the lexical ambiguity degree in natural language requirement specification: Polysemes and Homonyms focused},
  author={Carlos Huertas and Manuel G{\'o}mez-Ruelas and Reyes Ju{\'a}rez-Ram{\'i}rez and Hector Plata},
  journal={2011 International Conference on Uncertainty Reasoning and Knowledge Engineering},
  year={2011},
  volume={1},
  pages={115-118}
}
In natural language regardless the presentation, being spoken or written we can distinguish different types of ambiguity. In this paper we will focus on written lexical ambiguity, which is caused when a word or set of words has more than one meaning. This inherent problem of natural language is generated by two types of words: Polysemes and Homonyms. Commonly requirement specifications are expressed in natural language even with the knowledge of inherent problems this have. Measuring ambiguity… CONTINUE READING

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