Building a Lexically and Semantically-Rich Resource for Paraphrase Processing

  • Wannachai Kampeera
  • Sylviane Cardey-Greenfield
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7614)


In this paper, we present a methodology for building a lexically and semantically-rich resource for paraphrase processing on French. The paraphrase extraction model is rule-based and is guided by means of predicates. The extraction process comprises 4 main processing modules: 1. derived words extraction; 2. sentences extraction; 3. chunking & head word identification, and 4. predicate-argument structure mapping. We use the corpus provided by an agro-food industry enterprise to test the 4 modules of the paraphrase structures extractor. We explain how each processing module functions.


paraphrase paraphrase structures paraphrase structures extraction lexical resource 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wannachai Kampeera
    • 1
  • Sylviane Cardey-Greenfield
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre Tesnière - Équipe d’Accueil EA 2283Université de Franche-Comté - UFR SLHSBesançon CedexFrance

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