Towards the automatic detection and identification of English puns

  title={Towards the automatic detection and identification of English puns},
  author={Tristan Miller and Mladen Turkovi{\'c}},
  journal={The European Journal of Humour Research},
  • Tristan Miller, Mladen Turković
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • The European Journal of Humour Research
  • Lexical polysemy, a fundamental characteristic of all human languages, has long been regarded as a major challenge to machine translation, human–computer interaction, and other applications of computational natural language processing (NLP). Traditional approaches to automatic word sense disambiguation (WSD) rest on the assumption that there exists a single, unambiguous communicative intention underlying every word in a document. However, writers sometimes intend for a word to be interpreted as… CONTINUE READING
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