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Meerkat Mafia: Multilingual and Cross-Level Semantic Textual Similarity systems
(Association for Computational Linguistics, 2014-08-23)
We describe UMBC's systems developed for the SemEval 2014 tasks on Multilingual Semantic Textual Similarity (Task 10) and Cross-Level Semantic Similarity (Task 3). Our best submission in the Multilingual task ranked second ...
UMBC_EBIQUITY-CORE: Semantic Textual Similarity Systems
We describe three semantic text similarity systems developed for the *SEM 2013 STS shared task and the results of the corresponding three runs. All of them used a word similarity feature that combined LSA word similarity ...
Improving Word Similarity by Augmenting PMI with Estimates of Word Polysemy
Pointwise mutual information (PMI) is a widely used word similarity measure, but it lacks a clear explanation of how it works. We explore how PMI differs from distributional similarity, and we introduce a novel metric, ...
Finding Semantic Web Ontology Terms from Words
The Semantic Web was designed to unambiguously define and use ontologies to encode data and knowledge on the Web. Many people find it difficult, however, to write complex RDF statements and queries because it requires ...