SemEval-2017 Task 7: Detection and Interpretation of English Puns

@inproceedings{Miller2017SemEval2017T7,
  title={SemEval-2017 Task 7: Detection and Interpretation of English Puns},
  author={Tristan Miller and Christian Hempelmann and Iryna Gurevych},
  booktitle={SemEval@ACL},
  year={2017}
}
A pun is a form of wordplay in which a word suggests two or more meanings by exploiting polysemy, homonymy, or phonological similarity to another word, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.  Though a recurrent and expected feature in many discourse types, puns stymie traditional approaches to computational lexical semantics because they violate their one-sense-per-context assumption.  This paper describes the first competitive evaluation for the automatic detection, location, and… CONTINUE READING

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