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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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* Relation Identification and cross document coreference
Processamento da linguagem no Participants with ADHD made Transtorno de Deficit de Atencao e mistakes in the word recognition Hiperatividade (TDAH) (11) speed (in isolation and in sentences) and inter-sentence coreference processing tests, which revealed subclinical characteristics in the reading processing of this population--this is in turn suggests that those with ADHD have intrinsic reading problems.
Anaphora and Coreference Resolution Finding expressions that refer to the same entity in past or current utterances.
"Using Bagging and Boosting Techniques for Improving Coreference Resolution." Informatica 34 (1): 111-118.
Huang et al., "Multimodal entity coreference for cervical dysplasia diagnosis," IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol.
Wang, "Using memetic algorithm for instance coreference resolution," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol.
Yonezawa, "The genia event and protein coreference tasks of the BioNLP shared task 2011," BMC bioinformatics, vol.
It is also called record linkage in statistics, disambiguation in information retrieval [1], data matching and coreference disambiguation in computer science, and so forth [2].
Jurafsky, "Stanford's multi-pass sieve coreference resolution system at the conll-2011 shared task," in Proceedings of the 15th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning: Shared Task, pp.
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.