How Many Multiword Expressions do People Know?


What is a multiword expression (MWE) and how many are there? Mark Liberman gave a great invited talk at ACL-89, titled “How Many Words Do People Know?” where he spent the entire hour questioning the question. Many of the same questions apply to multiword expressions. What is a word? An expression? What is many? What… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2483691.2483693



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@inproceedings{Church2011HowMM, title={How Many Multiword Expressions do People Know?}, author={Kenneth Church}, booktitle={MWE@ACL}, year={2011} }