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(koʊˈrɛf ər əns, -ˈrɛf rəns)

a relationship between two words or phrases in which both refer to the same person or thing and one is a linguistic antecedent of the other, as the two pronouns in She taught herself.
co`ref•er•en′tial (-ərˈɛn ʃəl) adj.
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Noun1.coreference - the grammatical relation between two words that have a common referent
grammatical relation - a linguistic relation established by grammar
reflexiveness, reflexivity - the coreferential relation between a reflexive pronoun and its antecedent
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Apart from indicating coreference with an alreadyintroduced object (A dog loped into the room, startling the resident cat.
Objective: We are getting better and better in solving various subproblems in Natural Language Processing (NLP), such as parsing, coreference or relation extraction; however, once assembled into an end-to-end system of the traditional pipeline architecture, errors cascade and magnify.
Some of the most well-known components of NLP are part-of-speech tagging, named entity resolution, word sense disambiguation and coreference resolution, each of which plays a vital role in identifying and characterizing the core text that carries the primary meaning of a phrase or sentence.
An integrated, conditional model of information extraction and coreference with application to citation matching.
Multimodal Entity Coreference for Cervical Dysplasia Diagnosis", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MEDICAL IMAGING, 34(1).
Frege (1892) famously argues against linguistic accounts of informativeness for reducing scientific discoveries to linguistic discoveries of coreference.
Editors Ogrodniczuk, Glowinska, Kopec, Savary, and Zawislawska present students, academics, and researchers with a complete approach to annotation and resolution of direct nominal coreference for Polish.
PMI-IR, Latent semantic analysis and 2nd order coreference PMI are the three Corpus based techniques for computing semantic similarity score between two words [29].
Here, for instance, many English-speaking students did not realise that le lieutenant was coreferential with Karim while, for French-speaking students, the coreference appeared self-evident.
Referential Cohesion was assessed using the coreference localized stem overlap measure (CRFSOl) which is one the most liberal of the cohesion measures available in Coh-Metrix.
Effects of stress on the understanding of pronominal coreference in children.
Here the coreference holds with respect to a circumstantial, to denote the location of the walking, as in Along the towpath is my favourite walk.