Hugo Patinho Rodrigues


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L2F/INESC-ID at SemEval-2017 Tasks 1 and 2: Lexical and semantic features in word and textual similarity
Pedro Fialho | Hugo Patinho Rodrigues | Luísa Coheur | Paulo Quaresma
Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2017)

This paper describes our approach to the SemEval-2017 “Semantic Textual Similarity” and “Multilingual Word Similarity” tasks. In the former, we test our approach in both English and Spanish, and use a linguistically-rich set of features. These move from lexical to semantic features. In particular, we try to take advantage of the recent Abstract Meaning Representation and SMATCH measure. Although without state of the art results, we introduce semantic structures in textual similarity and analyze their impact. Regarding word similarity, we target the English language and combine WordNet information with Word Embeddings. Without matching the best systems, our approach proved to be simple and effective.


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QGASP: a Framework for Question Generation Based on Different Levels of Linguistic Information
Hugo Patinho Rodrigues | Luísa Coheur | Eric Nyberg
Proceedings of the 9th International Natural Language Generation conference