Automatic Extraction of Implicit Interpretations from Modal Constructions

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This paper presents an approach to extract implicit interpretations from modal constructions.

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Sanders, Jordan & Blanco, Eduardo November 2016.

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This paper presents an approach to extract implicit interpretations from modal constructions.

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Abstract: This paper presents an approach to extract implicit interpretations from modal constructions. Importantly, our approach uses a deterministic procedure to normalize eventualities and generate potential interpretations. An annotation effort demonstrates that these interpretations are intuitive to humans and most modal constructions convey at least one interpretation. Experimental results show that the task is challenging but can be automated.

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  • 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, November 1-5, 2016. Austin, Texas.

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  • Publication Title: Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
  • Pages: 1098-1107
  • Peer Reviewed: Yes

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Sanders, Jordan & Blanco, Eduardo. Automatic Extraction of Implicit Interpretations from Modal Constructions, paper, November 2016; Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc991020/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Engineering.