Lexical Semantics Resources for English

This page provides resources for computational analysis of English lexical semantics, including These were developed by Nathan Schneider, Noah Smith, and others at Carnegie Mellon University.
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Further Reading

The multiword expression annotations are described in: The original MWE identification system is described in: The supersense annotations and the combined MWE+supersense tagger are described in: Additional details may be found in Nathan Schneider's dissertation.


This research was supported in part by NSF CAREER grant IIS-1054319, Google through the Reading is Believing project at CMU, and DARPA grant FA8750-12-2-0342 funded under the DEFT program. We are grateful to Google and LDC for permission to redistribute their data along with our annotations.


Please e-mail nschneid [strudel] cs.cmu.edu with questions.