LSBert: A Simple Framework for Lexical Simplification

25 Jun 2020Jipeng QiangYun LiYi ZhuYunhao YuanXindong Wu

Lexical simplification (LS) aims to replace complex words in a given sentence with their simpler alternatives of equivalent meaning, to simplify the sentence. Recently unsupervised lexical simplification approaches only rely on the complex word itself regardless of the given sentence to generate candidate substitutions, which will inevitably produce a large number of spurious candidates... (read more)

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