Pattern-Based Synonym and Antonym Extraction

TitlePattern-Based Synonym and Antonym Extraction
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsWenbo Wang, Christopher Thomas, Amit Sheth, Victor Chan
Conference Name48th ACM Southeast Conference
Date Published04/2010
Conference LocationOxford, Mississippi
Keywordsinformation extraction, Pattern-Based extraction, Verb Relationship

Many research studies adopt manually selected patterns for semantic relation extraction. However, manually identifying and discovering patterns is time consuming and it is difficult to discover all potential candidates. Instead, we propose an automatic pattern construction approach to extract verb synonyms and antonyms from English newspapers. Instead of relying on a single pattern, we combine results indicated by multiple patterns to maximize the recall.

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Wenbo Wang, Christopher Thomas, Amit Sheth, Victor Chan, 'Pattern-Based Synonym and Antonym Extraction,' 48th ACM Southeast Conference, ACMSE2010, Oxford Mississippi, April 15-17, 2010.