Word Sense Disambiguation: Why Statistics When We Have These Numbers?

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Word sense disambiguation continues to be a di cult problem in machine translation (MT). Current methods either demand large amounts of corpus data and training or rely on knowledge of hard selectional constraints. In either case, the methods have been demonstrated only on a small scale and mostly in isolation, where disambiguation is a task by itself. It… (More)

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@inproceedings{Mahesh1997WordSD, title={Word Sense Disambiguation: Why Statistics When We Have These Numbers?}, author={Kavi Mahesh and Sergei Nirenburg and Stephen Beale and Boyan A. Onyshkevych and Evelyne Viegas and Victor Raskin}, year={1997} }