A Statistics-Based Semantic Textual Entailment System

  • Partha Pakray
  • Utsab Barman
  • Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
  • Alexander Gelbukh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7094)

Abstract

We present a Textual Entailment (TE) recognition system that uses semantic features based on the Universal Networking Language (UNL). The proposed TE system compares the UNL relations in both the text and the hypothesis to arrive at the two-way entailment decision. The system has been separately trained on each development corpus released as part of the Recognizing Textual Entailment (RTE) competitions RTE-1, RTE-2, RTE-3 and RTE-5 and tested on the respective RTE test sets.

Keywords

textual entailment Universal Networking Language Recognizing Textual Entailment data sets 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Partha Pakray
    • 1
  • Utsab Barman
    • 1
  • Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
    • 1
  • Alexander Gelbukh
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science and Engineering DepartmentJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Center for Computing ResearchNational Polytechnic InstituteMexico CityMexico

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