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Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD) Test Collections

Word sense ambiguity is a pervasive characteristic of natural language. For example, the word "cold" has several senses and may refer to a disease, a temperature sensation, or an environmental condition. The specific sense intended is determined by the textual context in which an instance of the ambiguous word appears. In "I am taking aspirin for my cold" the disease sense is intended, in "Let's go inside, I'm cold" the temperature sensation sense is meant, while "It's cold today, only 2 degrees", implies the environmental condition sense.


 
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