Lexical ambiguity and Information Retrieval revisited

@inproceedings{Gonzalo1999LexicalAA,
  title={Lexical ambiguity and Information Retrieval revisited},
  author={Julio Gonzalo and Anselmo Pe{\~n}as and M. Felisa Verdejo},
  booktitle={EMNLP},
  year={1999}
}
A number of previous experiments on the role of lexical ambiguity, in Information Retrieval are reproduced on the'IR-Semcor test collection (derived from Semcor), where both queries and documents are hand-tagged ;with phrases, Part-Of-Speech and WordNet 1.5 senses. Our results indicate that a) Word Sense Disambiguation can be more beneficial to Information Retrieval than the experiments of Sanderson (1994) with artificially ambiguous pseudo-words suggested, b) PartOf-Speech tagging does not… CONTINUE READING
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