Full-text paper (pdf): lexical ambiguity and wordplay in shakespeare 1999. Abstracta lexical decision experiment investigated hemisphere asymmetries in resolving lexical ambiguity within a sentence context[ sentences that biased a. Lexical ambiguity resolution: perspectives from psycholinguistics, this work is part of a project on semantics and ambiguity in natural language understanding. The following is a partial list of linguistic example sentences illustrating various linguistic a famous example for lexical ambiguity is the following sentence: wenn hinter fliegen fliegen fliegen, fliegen fliegen fliegen nach, meaning when. Semantics lexical ambiguity: polysemy and homonymy why is 6 afraid of 7 because 789 in contrast to the notion of sense relations, polysemy and.
An event-related fmri paradigm was used to investigate brain activity during the reading of sentences containing either a lexically ambiguous. This lesson focuses on lexical ambiguity, a writing error that can lead to confusion for readers sentences containing this type of error are. The present study was concerned with the relative effects of phonological ambiguity and lexical ambiguity on word recognition the study exploited a special.
Lexical ambiguity is the presence of two or more possible meanings within a single word also called semantic ambiguity or homonymy compare to syntactic . Lexical ambiguity and information retrieval robert krovetz w bruce croft computer and information science department university of massachusetts. Lexical ambiguity resolution is a pervasive problem in natural language processing an important example is target-word choice in machine translation, such as.
The existence of multiple meanings for any word is called as the lexical ambiguity when a meaning of a word occurs more frequently than the other meaning of. When words that are part of everyday english are used differently in a domain, these words are said to have lexical ambiguity studies in other. The role of emotion in the resolution of lexical ambiguity was investigated happy and sad subjects listened to a list of words that included homophones that had.
Lexical ambiguity resolution was investigated in 9- to 17-year-olds with language impair- keywords: autism language impairment context ambiguity. Following wikipedia: lexical ambiguity is contrasted with semantic ambiguity the former represents a choice between a finite number of known and meaningful. Have on the mental lexicon we employed a cross-modal lexical decision task involving lexical ambiguities to investigate on-line processing differences,. Event-related potentials (erps) were recorded to investigate lexical ambiguity resolution during sentence processing in 16 people with.
Context in lexical ambiguity resolution in an attempt to find some common ground models of context effects on word processing within language research.
On the consequences of meaning selection: perspectives on wwwapaorg/pubs/books/4318997aspx. More specifically, there is currently no technique available for handling the issue of lexical ambiguity caused by homonyms and synonyms in this paper, we. We report on a study investigating 3–5-year-old children's use of gesture to resolve lexical ambiguity children were told three short stories that contained two.