Assessing Context for Extraction of Near Synonyms from Product Reviews in Spanish

  • Sofía N. Galicia-Haro
  • Alexander F. Gelbukh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9924)


This paper reports ongoing research on near synonym extraction. The aim of our work is to identify the near synonyms of multiword terms related to an electro domestic product domain. The state of the art approaches for identification of single word synonyms are based on distributional methods. We analyzed for this method different sizes and types of contexts, from a collection of Spanish reviews and from the Web. We present some results and discuss the relations found.


Semantic similarity Product reviews Vector space model Context 



The second author recognizes the support of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional, grants SIP-20161958 and SIP-20162064.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sofía N. Galicia-Haro
    • 1
  • Alexander F. Gelbukh
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of SciencesUNAMMexico CityMexico
  2. 2.Center for Computing ResearchNational Polytechnic InstituteMexico CityMexico

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