USAAR at SemEval-2016 Task 13: Hyponym Endocentricity


This paper describes our submission to the SemEval-2016 Taxonomy Extraction Evaluation (TExEval-2) Task. We examine the endocentric nature of hyponyms and propose a simple rule-based method to identify hypernyms at high precision. For the food domain, we extract lists of terms from the Wikipedia lists of lists by using the name of each list as the… (More)


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@inproceedings{Tan2016USAARAS, title={USAAR at SemEval-2016 Task 13: Hyponym Endocentricity}, author={Liling Tan and Francis Bond and Josef van Genabith}, booktitle={SemEval@NAACL-HLT}, year={2016} }