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Distributional Measures of Semantic Distance: A Survey

@article{Mohammad2012DistributionalMO,
  title={Distributional Measures of Semantic Distance: A Survey},
  author={Saif M. Mohammad and Graeme Hirst},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2012},
  volume={abs/1203.1858}
}
  • Saif M. Mohammad, Graeme Hirst
  • Published 2012
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • The ability to mimic human notions of semantic distance has widespread applications. Some measures rely only on raw text (distributional measures) and some rely on knowledge sources such as WordNet. Although extensive studies have been performed to compare WordNet-based measures with human judgment, the use of distributional measures as proxies to estimate semantic distance has received little attention. Even though they have traditionally performed poorly when compared to WordNet-based… CONTINUE READING

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