Word Sense Disambiguation: Recent successes and future directions


In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA with ACL 2002

Endorsed by SIGLEX.

The main purpose of the workshop is to discuss recent results in word sense disambiguation (WSD), with reference to SENSEVAL-2. The second purpose is to begin planning SENSEVAL-3, the next evaluation exercise for WSD systems.

SENSEVAL-2, held 5-6 July 2001 in conjunction with ACL-01, unveiled the results of over 90 systems submitted by 35 teams to tasks in 10 different languages. At the time, it was not possible to do any in-depth analysis, so it was agreed to organize a follow-up workshop in 2002 after sufficient analysis could be done.