Asymmetry in Corpus-Derived and Human Word Associations

@inproceedings{Michelbacher2011AsymmetryIC,
  title={Asymmetry in Corpus-Derived and Human Word Associations},
  author={Lukas Michelbacher and Stefan Evert and Hinrich Sch{\"u}tze},
  year={2011}
}
We investigate asymmetry in corpus-derived and human word associations. Most prior work has studied paradigmatic relations, either derived from free association norms or from large corpora using measures of statistical association and semantic relatedness. By contrast, we investigate the syntagmatic relation between words in adjective-noun and noun-noun combinations and present a new experimental design for measuring the strength of human associations. Of particular importance for syntagmatic… CONTINUE READING
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