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287Re: validForms: hating#v -> hate#v hat#v

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  • beata_b_bk
    May 26, 2005
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      I see. Thanks, Ben.

      Beata




      --- In wn-perl@yahoogroups.com, Ben Haskell <ben@c...> wrote:
      > Some nouns appear in WordNet in the plural if that is how the sense is
      > usually found.
      > "years" == "old age", "years" == "long time" in this case.
      >
      > Other examples:
      > "spirits" == alcoholic beverages
      > "dealings" == relations
      > "amends" == reparation
      > "hoops" == basketball
      >
      > -- Ben Haskell
      > -- WordNet Technical Support Specialist
      >
      > On Wed, 25 May 2005, beata_b_bk wrote:
      >
      > > --- In wn-perl@yahoogroups.com, Jason Rennie <jrennie@g...> wrote:
      > > > So, the fix will require a non-trivial amount of restructuring
      of the
      > > > QueryData. It might be a few days or weeks before I find the
      time to
      > > > work on this.
      > > >
      > > > It appears that the first word returned by validForms will always be
      > > > valid. So, as a short-term fix, I'd suggest that if you're using
      > > > validForms, you only use the first of the words returned.
      > > >
      > > > Jason
      > >
      > > HI, Jason,
      > >
      > > Is there any reason for validForms to return the original, pluralized
      > > form of a noun? I.e. years#n -> years#n year#n ?
      > >
      > > I am currently taking last element from noun list and first element in
      > > verb list as my base form defaults.
      > >
      > > Cheers,
      > >
      > > Beata
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > WordNet::QueryData web page:
      http://people.csail.mit.edu/~jrennie/WordNet/
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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