Paper: Determining Compositionality of Expresssions Using Various Word Space Models and Methods

ACL ID W13-3208
Title Determining Compositionality of Expresssions Using Various Word Space Models and Methods
Venue Continuous Vector Space Models and their Compositionality
Session
Year 2013
Authors

This paper presents a comparative study of 5 different types of Word Space Mod- els (WSMs) combined with 4 different compositionality measures applied to the task of automatically determining seman- tic compositionality of word expressions. Many combinations of WSMs and mea- sures have never been applied to the task before. The study follows Biemann and Gies- brecht (2011) who attempted to find a list of expressions for which the composition- ality assumption ? the meaning of an ex- pression is determined by the meaning of its constituents and their combination ? does not hold. Our results are very promis- ing and can be appreciated by those inter- ested in WSMs, compositionality, and/or relevant evaluation methods.