Evaluation of Automatic Hypernym Extraction from Technical Corpora in English and Dutch

@inproceedings{Lefever2014EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of Automatic Hypernym Extraction from Technical Corpora in English and Dutch},
  author={Els Lefever and Marjan Van de Kauter and V{\'e}ronique Hoste},
  booktitle={LREC},
  year={2014}
}
In this research, we evaluate different approaches for the automatic extraction of hypernym relations from English and Dutch technical text. The detected hypernym relations should enable us to semantically structure automatically obtained term lists from domain- and user-specific data. We investigated three different hypernymy extraction approaches for Dutch and English: a lexico-syntactic pattern-based approach, a distributional model and a morpho-syntactic method. To test the performance of… CONTINUE READING

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