Metonymic Proper Names: A Corpus-based Account

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Many proper names are widely used metonymically. Thus, for example, organisation names can be used for products produced by the organisation, members of an organisation or events associated with the organisation. Their treatment is crucial for many natural language processing tasks like question answering and anaphora resolution. At the moment, language… (More)

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