Assessing the Potential of Metaphoricity of verbs using corpus data

LREC 2016 Marco Del Tredici N{\'u}ria Bel

The paper investigates the relation between metaphoricity and distributional characteristics of verbs, introducing POM, a corpus-derived index that can be used to define the upper bound of metaphoricity of any expression in which a given verb occurs. The work moves from the observation that while some verbs can be used to create highly metaphoric expressions, others can not... (read more)

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