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Linking Language to Knowledge with Distributional Semantics

This Apache-licensed project is providing a software solution for automatic text expansion using contextualized distributional similarity. Main contributors are

The project is hosted on sourceforge under and is available under the Apache 2.0 License. Please contact us if you plan to contribute to, or use the software.

For the super impatient: how to install the Demo of JoBimText on your laptop.

General Idea

SubProjects Documentation

Getting Started

Citing the JobimText Project

  • Journal Article: Biemann, C., Riedl, M. (2013): Text: Now in 2D! A Framework for Lexical Expansion with Contextual Similarity. Journal of Language Modelling 1(1) (pdf)

Project Administrators

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Wiki: Contextualizing_Distributional_Similarity_for_Text_Expansion
Wiki: Demo_Installation_Guide
Wiki: Distributional_Semantics_Manifesto
Wiki: Distributional_Similarity_with_MapReduce
Wiki: FAQ
Wiki: Holing_System
Wiki: Knowledge_Mapping
Wiki: Literature_References
Wiki: Sense_Clustering
Wiki: jobimtext_pipeline
Wiki: jobimtext_programming
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