Acquiring paraphrases from text corpora

@inproceedings{Bhagat2009AcquiringPF,
  title={Acquiring paraphrases from text corpora},
  author={Rahul Bhagat and Eduard H. Hovy and Siddharth Patwardhan},
  booktitle={K-CAP},
  year={2009}
}
Paraphrases are textual expressions that convey the same meaning using different surface forms. Capturing the variability of language, they play an important role in many natural language applications includ ing question answering, machine translation, and multi-document summarization. In linguistics, paraphrases are characterized by approximate conceptual equivalence. Since no automated semantic interpretation systems available today can identify conceptual equivalence, paraphrases are… CONTINUE READING