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Dealing with Polysemy in Russian National Corpus: The Case of Adjectives

  • Ekaterina V. Rakhilina
  • Tatiana I. Reznikova
  • Olga Yu. Shemanaeva
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5422)

Abstract

The paper describes a research carried out in the Russian National Corpus project (www.ruscorpora.ru). We discuss a method of word sense disambiguation, which is now being applied to polysemous adjectives in the RNC. The approach implies formulating rules to select the appropriate sense of the adjective by using co-occurrence restrictions observed in the corpus. The disambiguating filters operate with various kinds of grammatical and semantic information on the adjectives and the nouns modified. Our results demonstrate that the semantic filters are effective for WSD.

Keywords

Corpus linguistics word sense disambiguation semantic annotation Construction Grammar Russian 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ekaterina V. Rakhilina
    • 1
  • Tatiana I. Reznikova
    • 2
  • Olga Yu. Shemanaeva
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Russian Language, RASMoscow
  2. 2.Dept. of Linguistic StudiesVINITI, RASMoscow
  3. 3.Institute of LinguisticsRussian State University for HumanitiesMoscow

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