Polarity Preference of Verbs: What Could Verbs Reveal about the Polarity of Their Objects?

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The current endeavour focuses on the notion of positive versus negative polarity preference of verbs for their direct objects. This preference has to be distinguished from a verb’s own prior polarity for the same verb, these two properties might even be inverse. Polarity preferences of verbs are extracted on the basis of a large and dependencyparsed corpus… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-31178-9_4

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@inproceedings{Klenner2012PolarityPO, title={Polarity Preference of Verbs: What Could Verbs Reveal about the Polarity of Their Objects?}, author={Manfred Klenner and Stefanos Petrakis}, booktitle={NLDB}, year={2012} }