Corpora: test sets for generalizing sets of nouns

eneko (agirre@ISI.EDU)
Tue, 06 Jul 1999 11:49:58 -0700

Dear colleagues,

I'm interested in finding for a set of nouns which is the concept in a given
ontology (e.g. Wordnet) which represets or generalizes best those nouns (or the
underlying concepts / word senses).

I'm constructing artificially such sets from Wordnet itself, so I can evaluate
easily, and control parameters like generality of the concept, amount of nouns
given as information or amount of noise words. I am playing with different
values for those parameters, but I would like to have a natural set of test
data. I would like to know if anyone has test sets for such a task, e.g. nouns
which occur as objects of certain verbs from which selectional preference
information was induced.


Eneko Agirre
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