Course pages 2013–14
Session 1: Background to lexical semantics and word senses. Handout.
- Cruse, chapter 6 (sense ambiguity tests) Scanned Version
- Cruse, chapter 3 (anomaly, semantic traits)
- Cruse, chapter 2 and 5 for terminology and some core concepts
Session 2: Word sense disambiguation (WSD) algorithms. Handout.
- Jurasfky and Martin, chapter 20.1-20.4.
- Navigli and Lapata (2010) .
Session 3: Lexical Relations. Handout.
Reading (optional, very detailed!):
- Miller et al. (1991) -- classic paper on WN, over 80 pages!
- Cruse (1984), Lexical Semantics, Chapters 4.1-4.6 (Hyponymy, Compatibility)
- Cruse (1984), Chapter 5.2 (Lexical Hierarchies)
- Cruse (1984), Chapter 6.1-6.3 (Taxonomies)
- Cruse (1984), Chapter 7 (Meronymies)
Session 4: Semantic Spaces and Semantic similarity. Handout.
- Jurafsky and Martin, 20.7 (semantic spaces) and 23.1.1 and 23.1.2 (Vector Space Model).
- Manning, Raghavan, Schuetze (Introduction to Information Retrieval), Chapter 18 (LSI).
- Schütze (1998)
- Lin (1998)
- Pado and Lapata (2007)
- Griffiths, Steyvers, Tenenbaum (2007)
Session 5: The Semantics of Verbs. Handout.
- Jurafsky and Martin, chapter 19.4
- Sun and Korhonen (2009)
- Gildea and Jurafsky (2002). (we didn't get to it in lectures)
- Fillmore and Atkins (1992) Towards a Frame-Based Lexicon: The Semantics of RISK and its neighbors.
Session 6: Figurative Language. Handout.
- Lapata and Lascarides (2003)
- Markert and Nissim (2002)
- Shutova et al. (2010).
- Cruse (1986), Lexical Semantics. Chapter 2.7, 2.9, 2.10 (idioms and dead metaphor)
Session 7: Antonymy and sentiment detection. Handout.
- Cruse (1986), Lexical Semantics. Chapters 9 and 11.3
- Hatzivassiloglou and and McKeown (1997)
- Turney (2002).
Session 8: Applications based on lexical semantics.