Word Sense Disambiguation

Guide: Dr Sudip Sanyal, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad

  • Determine the semantic of a word using word net.
  • Used Lesk algorithm to determine the sense of a word based on the meaning of neighboring words.
  • Used inverted index to store words and their mappings to documents.
  • Retrieved documents containing word in the same meaning used in the query.
  • Ranked document based on frequency of the word in the document.