Lexical Reference: a Semantic Matching Subtask
Oren Glickman, Ido Dagan and Eyal Shnarch
In: EMNLP 2006, 22-23 Jul 2006, Sydney, Australia.
subtask within text understanding applications.
Yet, it is rarely evaluated in a direct
manner. This paper proposes a definition
for lexical reference which captures
the common goals of lexical matching.
Based on this definition we created
and analyzed a test dataset that was utilized
to directly evaluate, compare and improve
lexical matching models. We suggest
that such decomposition of the global
semantic matching task is critical in order
to fully understand and improve individual