Paraphrasensuche mittels word2vec und der Word Mover’s Distance im Altgriechischen

Marcus Pöckelmann, Jörg Ritter, Eva Wöckener-Gade, Charlotte Schubert


To find receptions of Plato‘s work within the ancient Greek literature, automatic methods would be a useful assistance. Unfortunately, such methods are often knowledge-based and thus restricted to extensively annotated texts, which are not available to a sufficient extent for ancient Greek. In this article, we describe an approach that is based on the distributional hypotheses instead, to overcome the problem of missing annotations. This approach uses word2vec and the related Word Mover‘s Distance to determine phrases with similar meaning. Despite its experimental state, the method produces some meaningful results as shown in three examples. 


Platon; Rezeption; Paraphrasen; word2vec; Word Mover’s Distance




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