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Sensory-Aware Multimodal Fusion for Word Semantic Similarity Estimation

@inproceedings{Paraskevopoulos2017SensoryAwareMF,
  title={Sensory-Aware Multimodal Fusion for Word Semantic Similarity Estimation},
  author={Georgios Paraskevopoulos and Giannis Karamanolakis and Elias Iosif and Aggelos Pikrakis and Alexandros Potamianos},
  year={2017}
}
Traditional semantic models are disembodied from the human perception and action. In this work, we attempt to address this problem by grounding semantic representations of words to the acoustic and visual modalities. Specifically we estimate multimodal word representations via the fusion of auditory and visual modalities with the text modality. We employ middle and late fusion of representations with modality weights assigned to each of the unimodal representations. We also propose a fusion… 

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