Paper: Literal and Metaphorical Sense Identification through Concrete and Abstract Context

ACL ID D11-1063
Title Literal and Metaphorical Sense Identification through Concrete and Abstract Context
Venue Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
Session Main Conference
Year 2011
Authors

Context Peter D. Turney Inst. for Info. Tech. NRC Canada Ottawa, Canada peter.turney@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca Yair Neuman Dept. of Education Ben-Gurion Univ. Beer-Sheva, Israel yneuman@bgu.ac.il Dan Assaf Dept. of Education Ben-Gurion Univ. Beer-Sheva, Israel dan.assaf4@googlemail.com Yohai Cohen Gilasio Coding Tel-Aviv, Israel yohai@gilasio.com Abstract Metaphor is ubiquitous in text, even in highly technical text. Correct inference about tex- tual entailment requires computers to distin- guish the literal and metaphorical senses of