Controlled Bootstrapping of Lexico-Semantic Classes as a Bridge between Paradigmatic and Syntagmatic Knowledge: Methodology and Evaluation

Semantic classification of words is a highly context sensitive and somewhat moving target, hard to deal with and even harder to evaluate on an objective basis. In this paper we suggest a step?wise methodology for automatic acquisition of lexico?semantic classes and delve into the non trivial issue of how results should be evaluated against a top?down reference standard
Published in 2000