Paper: A Statistical Approach To The Processing Of Metonymy

ACL ID C00-2128
Title A Statistical Approach To The Processing Of Metonymy
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2000
Authors

This paper describes a statistical approach to tile interpretation of metonymy. A metonymy is received as an input, then its possible inter- p retations are ranked by al)t)lying ~ statistical measure. The method has been tested experi- mentally. It; correctly interpreted 53 out of 75 metonymies in Jat)anese.