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== Five superclasses ==
== Five superclasses ==
* Causality: "cold virus"
* '''Causality:''' "cold virus"
* Temporality: "morning frost"
* '''Temporality:''' "morning frost"
* Spatial: "aquatic mammal"
* '''Spatial:''' "aquatic mammal"
* Participant: "dream analysis"
* '''Participant:''' "dream analysis"
* Quality: "copper coin"
* '''Quality:''' "copper coin"

Revision as of 15:15, 7 December 2007

  • 600 noun-modifier pairs labeled with 30 classes of semantic relations
  • 30 classes organized into 5 superclasses
  • introduced in Nastase and Szpakowicz (2003)
  • subsequently used by many other researchers
  • data available from UT Repository
  • information about data available from Vivi Nastase and Nastase and Szpakowicz (2003)

Five superclasses

  • Causality: "cold virus"
  • Temporality: "morning frost"
  • Spatial: "aquatic mammal"
  • Participant: "dream analysis"
  • Quality: "copper coin"

Table of results

Algorithm Reference 5 class macroaveraged F-measure 5 class accuracy
VSM Turney and Littman (2005) 43.2% 45.7%
LRA Turney (2006) 54.6% 58.0%


Nastase, Vivi and Stan Szpakowicz. (2003). Exploring noun-modifier semantic relations. In Fifth International Workshop on Computational Semantics (IWCS-5), pages 285–301, Tilburg, The Netherlands.

Nastase, Vivi, Jelber Sayyad Shirabad, Marina Sokolova, and Stan Szpakowicz. (2006). Learning noun-modifier semantic relations with corpus-based and Wordnet-based features. In Proceedings of the 21st National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-06), pages 781-787. Boston, Massachusetts.

Turney, Peter D. (2005). Measuring semantic similarity by latent relational analysis. In Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-05), pages 1136–1141, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Turney, Peter D. and Michael L. Littman. (2005). Corpus-based learning of analogies and semantic relations. Machine Learning, 60(1–3):251–278.

Turney, P.D. (2006). Expressing implicit semantic relations without supervision. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Linguistics and 44th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Coling/ACL-06), Sydney, Australia, pp. 313-320.

Turney, P.D. (2006). Similarity of semantic relations. Computational Linguistics, 32 (3), 379-416.

See also