Interpretation of Metaphors with Perceptual Features Using WordNet

  • Rini Bhatt
  • Amitash Ojha
  • Bipin Indurkhya
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6781)


Metaphors based on perceptual similarity play a key role in stimulating creativity. Here, we present a metaphor interpretation tool using features of source and target to generate perceptual metaphors which might be conceptually very different, thereby generating new interpretations from familiar concepts.


Perceptual metaphors conceptual combination creative cognition juxtaposition conceptual association metaphorical interpretation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rini Bhatt
    • 1
  • Amitash Ojha
    • 1
  • Bipin Indurkhya
    • 1
  1. 1.Cognitive Science labInternational Institute of Information, TechnologyHyderabadIndia

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