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Extracting representative arguments from dictionaries for resolving zero pronouns
We propose a method to alleviate the problem of referential granularity for Japanese zero pronoun resolution. We use dictionary definition sentences to extract ‘representative’ arguments of predicative definition words; ...
Building a cross-lingual referential knowledge database using dictionaries
Referential knowledge is vital for resolving various problems in NLP, such as anaphora resolution. For example, we have the referential knowledge that diagnose is most likely a member of the referential relation ‘doctor ...
Acquiring an ontology for a fundamental vocabulary
In this paper we describe the extraction of thesaurus information from parsed dictionary definition sentences. The main data for our experiments comes from Lexeed, a Japanese semantic dictionary, and the Hinoki treebank ...
The Hinoki treebank : a treebank for text understanding
In this paper we describe the motivation for and construction of a new Japanese lexical resource: the Hinoki treebank. The treebank is ...
Multilingual ontology acquisition from multiple MRDs
In this paper, we outline the development of a system that automatically constructs ontologies by extracting knowledge from dictionary definition sentences using Robust Minimal Recursion Semantics (RMRS). ...