Black Holes and White Rabbits: Metaphor Identification with Visual Features

@inproceedings{Shutova2016BlackHA,
  title={Black Holes and White Rabbits: Metaphor Identification with Visual Features},
  author={Ekaterina Shutova and Douwe Kiela and Jean Maillard},
  booktitle={HLT-NAACL},
  year={2016}
}
Metaphor is pervasive in our communication, which makes it an important problem for natural language processing (NLP). Numerous approaches to metaphor processing have thus been proposed, all of which relied on linguistic features and textual data to construct their models. Human metaphor comprehension is, however, known to rely on both our linguistic and perceptual experience, and vision can play a particularly important role when metaphorically projecting imagery across domains. In this paper… CONTINUE READING
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