Paper: Comparing Lexical Relationships Observed within Japanese Collocation Data and Japanese Word Association Norms

ACL ID W08-1901
Title Comparing Lexical Relationships Observed within Japanese Collocation Data and Japanese Word Association Norms
Venue Coling 2008: Proceedings of the workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning for Answering Questions
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Year 2008
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1 While large-scale corpora and various corpus query tools have long been recog- nized as essential language resources, the value of word association norms as lan- guage resources has been largely over- looked. This paper conducts some initial comparisons of the lexical relationships observed within Japanese collocation da- ta extracted from a large corpus using the Japanese language version of the Sketch Engine (SkE) tool (Srdanović et al., 2008) and the relationships found within Japanese word association sets taken from the large-scale Japanese Word As- sociation Database (JWAD) under ongo- ing construction by Joyce (2005, 2007). The comparison results indicate that while some relationships are common to both linguistic resources, many lexical relationships are only obse...