A Challenge Set and Methods for Noun-Verb Ambiguity

EMNLP 2018 Ali ElkahkyKellie WebsterDaniel AndorEmily Pitler

English part-of-speech taggers regularly make egregious errors related to noun-verb ambiguity, despite having achieved 97{\%}+ accuracy on the WSJ Penn Treebank since 2002. These mistakes have been difficult to quantify and make taggers less useful to downstream tasks such as translation and text-to-speech synthesis... (read more)

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