# Character-Position Arithmetic for Analogy Questions between Word Forms

@inproceedings{Lepage2017CharacterPositionAF, title={Character-Position Arithmetic for Analogy Questions between Word Forms}, author={Y. Lepage}, booktitle={International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning}, year={2017} }

We show how to answer analogy questions A : B :: C : D of unknown D between word forms, by essentially relying on the basic arithmetic equality D[iB − iA + iC ] = B[iB ] − A[iA] + C[iC ] on characters and positions at the same time. We decompose the problem into two steps: specification and decoding. We examine several techniques to implement each of these two steps. We perform experiments on a set of positive and negative examples and assess the accuracy of combinations of techniques. We then…

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