Paper: Unknown Word Sense Detection As Outlier Detection

ACL ID N06-1017
Title Unknown Word Sense Detection As Outlier Detection
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session Main Conference
Year 2006
Authors
  • Katrin Erk (Saarland University, Saarbrucken Germany)

We address the problem of unknown word sense detection: the identification of cor- pus occurrences that are not covered by a given sense inventory. We model this as an instance of outlier detection, using a simple nearest neighbor-based approach to measuring the resemblance of a new item to a training set.