Paper accepted at RELATIONS 2019 Workshop

30. April 2019

The paper “Semantic Matching of Documents from Heterogeneous Collections: A Simple and Transparent Method for Practical Applications” (arXiv, GitHub) by NLP group post-doc Mark-Christoph Müller has been accepted for publication at RELATIONS – Workshop on meaning relations between phrases and sentences, co-hosted with IWCS in Gothenburg, Sweden, from May 23rd to 27th, 2019.

The work described in this paper continues and further refines some of the methods for light-weight semantic matching that were developed in the Leibniz-funded SCAD project.

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