Paper: Textual Entailment

ACL ID N10-4008
Title Textual Entailment
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session Tutorial Abstracts
Year 2010

, pages 21–24, Los Angeles, California, June 2010. c©2010 Association for Computational Linguistics Textual Entailment Mark Sammons, University of Illinois Idan Szpektor, Yahoo! V.G. Vinod Vydiswaran, University of Illinois The NLP and ML communities are rising to grander, larger-scale challenges such as Machine Reading, Learning by Reading, and Learning to Read, challenges requiring deeper and more integrated natural language understanding capabilities. The task of Recognizing Textual Entailment (RTE) requires automated systems to identify when two spans of text share a common meaning -- for example, that ``Alphaville Inc.'s attempted acquisition of Bauhaus led to a jump in both companies' stock prices'' entails ``Bauahaus' stock rose'', but not ``Alphaville acquired Bauhaus''. This ...