KnowYourNyms? A Game of Semantic Relationships

Ross Mechanic, Dean Fulgoni, Hannah Cutler, Sneha Rajana, Zheyuan Liu, Bradley Jackson, Anne Cocos, Chris Callison-Burch, Marianna Apidianaki


Abstract
Semantic relation knowledge is crucial for natural language understanding. We introduce “KnowYourNyms?”, a web-based game for learning semantic relations. While providing users with an engaging experience, the application collects large amounts of data that can be used to improve semantic relation classifiers. The data also broadly informs us of how people perceive the relationships between words, providing useful insights for research in psychology and linguistics.
Anthology ID:
D17-2007
Volume:
Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: System Demonstrations
Month:
September
Year:
2017
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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EMNLP
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SIGDAT
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Association for Computational Linguistics
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37–42
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https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/D17-2007
DOI:
10.18653/v1/D17-2007
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