Combining Collocations, Lexical and Encyclopedic Knowledge for Metonymy Resolution

@inproceedings{Nastase2009CombiningCL,
  title={Combining Collocations, Lexical and Encyclopedic Knowledge for Metonymy Resolution},
  author={Vivi Nastase and Michael Strube},
  booktitle={EMNLP},
  year={2009}
}
This paper presents a supervised method for resolving metonymies. We enhance a commonly used feature set with features extracted based on collocation information from corpora, generalized using lexical and encyclopedic knowledge to determine the preferred sense of the potentially metonymic word using methods from unsupervised word sense disambiguation. The methodology developed addresses one issue related to metonymy resolution – the influence of local context. The method developed is applied… CONTINUE READING

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