Using Bilingual Materials to Develop Word Sense Disambiguation Methods

  title={Using Bilingual Materials to Develop Word Sense Disambiguation Methods},
  author={William A. Gale and Kenneth W. Church and David Yarowsky},
Word sense disambiguation has been recognized as a major problem in natural language processing research for over forty years. Much of this work has been stymied by difficulties in acquiring appropriate lexical resources, such as semantic networks and annotated corpora. Following the suggestion in Brown et al. (1991a) and Dagan et al. (1991), we have achieved considerable progress recently by taking advantage of a new source of testing and training materials. Rather than depending on small… CONTINUE READING
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