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Verb selection preferences: a computational approach


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The present article aims at providing a representation of verb selection preferences for the Italian language. The experiment connects methods based on corpora, and it has been carried on in two steps: first, topic mining from the selected corpora; then, the generalization of verb selection preferences using a lexical ontology.

The resources used for the experiment are the following: LexIt, a lexicon for Italian verbs as a lexical resource, and MultiWordNet as an ontology.

The aim of the study is provinding a detailed representation level of the verbal behaviour and selection through the semantic network, highlighting specific behaviours in preferences of verb selection.


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Computational linguistics; LexIt; MultiWordNet; Verb selection; Verbs

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4403/jlis.it-4786

NBN: http://nbn.depositolegale.it/urn%3Anbn%3Ait%3Aunifi-3870

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