Similarity of Semantic Relations

  title={Similarity of Semantic Relations},
  author={Peter D. Turney},
  journal={Computational Linguistics},
  • Peter D. Turney
  • Published 25 August 2006
  • Computer Science
  • Computational Linguistics
There are at least two kinds of similarity. Relational similarity is correspondence between relations, in contrast with attributional similarity, which is correspondence between attributes. When two words have a high degree of attributional similarity, we call them synonyms. When two pairs of words have a high degree of relational similarity, we say that their relations are analogous. For example, the word pair mason:stone is analogous to the pair carpenter:wood. This article introduces Latent… 

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