He won an Oscar, but Tom Hanks is still a nice guy.
0 6272.85 2.9133 62.6084 20.032 1176.84 51.021 O2 context 0 18818.55 0 0 0 205.5469 134.5102 guy 0 0 0 136.0441 29.576 0 0 Oscar 0 0 8.7399 51.7812 30.520 3324.98 18.5533 won needle family war movie actor football baseball
Concepts must be organized in a hierarchy, and connected in that hierarchy
Limited to comparing nouns with nouns, or maybe verbs with verbs
Limited to similarity measures (is-a)
What about mixed parts of speech?
Murder (noun) and horrible (adjective)
Tobacco (noun) and drinking (verb)
Using Dictionary Glosses to Measure Relatedness
Lesk (1985) Algorithm – measure relatedness of two concepts by counting the number of shared words in their definitions
Cold - a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
Flu - an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
Adapted Lesk (Banerjee & Pedersen, 2003) – expand glosses to include those concepts directly related
Cold - a common cold affecting the nasal passages and resulting in congestion and sneezing and headache; mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs); a disease affecting the respiratory system
Flu - an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease of swine caused by the orthomyxovirus thought to be the same virus that caused the 1918 influenza pandemic; an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease; a disease that can be communicated from one person to another