Sentence Similarity based on Relevance

Jin Feng, Yiming Zhou, Trevor Martin.

The issue about sentence similarity is essential to many areas of artificial intelligence. Although there are related studies on determining text similarity, fewer publications are about the similarity between short texts especially about the similarity between sentence pairs. In this paper, a novel method is proposed to estimate the sentence similarity with consideration of direct relevance and indirect relevance between sentence pairs. Analysis of experiment provides insights into the strengths and weakness of our proposed method.

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