Metonymy Resolution as a Classification Task

@inproceedings{Markert2002MetonymyRA,
  title={Metonymy Resolution as a Classification Task},
  author={Katja Markert and Malvina Nissim},
  booktitle={EMNLP},
  year={2002}
}
We reformulate metonymy resolution as a classification task. This is motivated by the regularity of metonymic readings and makes general classification and word sense disambiguation methods available for metonymy resolution. We then present a case study for location names, presenting both a corpus of location names annotated for metonymy as well as experiments with a supervised classification algorithm on this corpus. We especially explore the contribution of features used in word sense… 

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