Extended Lexical-Semantic Classification Of English Verbs

  title={Extended Lexical-Semantic Classification Of English Verbs},
  author={Anna Korhonen and Ted Briscoe},
Lexical-semantic verb classifications have proved useful in supporting various natural language processing (NLP) tasks. The largest and the most widely deployed classification in English is Levin’s (1993) taxonomy of verbs and their classes. While this resource is attractive in being extensive enough for some NLP use, it is not comprehensive. In this paper, we present a substantial extension to Levin’s taxonomy which incorporates 57 novel classes for verbs not covered (comprehensively) by Levin… CONTINUE READING
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