The Acquisition and Modeling of Lexical Knowledge A Corpus-based Investigation of Systematic Polysemy

@inproceedings{LapataTheAA,
  title={The Acquisition and Modeling of Lexical Knowledge A Corpus-based Investigation of Systematic Polysemy},
  author={Maria Lapata}
}
This thesis deals with the acquisition and probabilistic modeling of lexical knowledge. A considerable body of work in lexical semantics concentrates on describing and representing systematic polysemy, i.e., the regular and predictable meaning alternations certain classes of words are subject to. Although the prevalence of the phenomenon has been long recognized, systematic empirical studies of regular polysemy are largely absent, both with respect to the acquisition of systematic polysemous… CONTINUE READING