Paper: Lexical Resources for Semantics Extraction

ACL ID L08-1545
Title Lexical Resources for Semantics Extraction
Venue International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation
Session Main Conference
Year 2008
Authors

This paper discusses findings of a frame-based contrastive text analysis, using the large-scale and precise descriptions of semantic frames provided by the FrameNet project (Baker, 2006; Fillmore, 2006). It points out that even though the existing FrameNet methodology allows us to compare languages at a more detailed level than previous studies (e.g. Talmy, 2003; Slobin, 2004), in o his paper discusses findings of a frame-semantic contrastive text analysis of English and Japanese, using the large-scale and precise descriptions of semantic frames provided by the FrameNet project (Baker, 2006; Fillmore, 2006; Fontenelle, 2003) 1 . FrameNet is a lexicon-building project, which has been analyzing meanings of English lexical units in terms of semantic frames they evoke. It an...