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Characterizing the Effect of Sentence Context on Word Meanings: Mapping Brain to Behavior

  title={Characterizing the Effect of Sentence Context on Word Meanings: Mapping Brain to Behavior},
  author={Nora E. Aguirre-Celis and Risto Miikkulainen},
Semantic feature models have become a popular tool for prediction and interpretation of fMRI data. In particular, prior work has shown that differences in the fMRI patterns in sentence reading can be explained by context-dependent changes in the semantic feature representations of the words. However, whether the subjects are aware of such changes and agree with them has been an open question. This paper aims to answer this question through a human-subject study. Subjects were asked to judge how… Expand

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