A Simple BERT-Based Approach for Lexical Simplification

14 Jul 2019Jipeng QiangYun LiYi ZhuYunhao YuanXindong Wu

Lexical simplification (LS) aims to replace complex words in a given sentence with their simpler alternatives of equivalent meaning. Recently unsupervised lexical simplification approaches only rely on the complex word itself regardless of the given sentence to generate candidate substitutions, which will inevitably produce a large number of spurious candidates... (read more)

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