Paper: Construction Of An Objective Hierarchy Of Abstract Concepts Via Directional Similarity

ACL ID C04-1165
Title Construction Of An Objective Hierarchy Of Abstract Concepts Via Directional Similarity
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2004
Authors

Concepts via Directional Similarity Kyoko Kanzaki� Eiko Yamamoto� Hitoshi Isahara Computational Linguistics Group, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology 3-5 Hikari-dai, Seika-cho, Souraku-gun, Kyoto, Japan, {kanzaki, eiko, isahara}@nict.go.jp Qing Ma Faculty of Science and Technology Ryukoku University Seta, Otsu,520-2194, Japan qma@math.ryukoku.ac.jp Abstract The method of organization of word mean- ings is a crucial issue with lexical databases. Our purpose in this research is to extract word hierarchies from corpora automatically. Our initial task to this end is to determine adjec- tive hyperonyms. In order to find adjective hyperonyms, we utilize abstract nouns. We constructed linguistic data by extracting se- mantic relations between abstract nouns and ...