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ERIC Number: ED508769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun-12
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
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Lexical Ambiguity Resolution: Word Processing, Recognition and Context Effect
Kilickaya, Ferit
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In the paper the lexical ambiguity resolution is presented. The paper is specifically focused on the processing of words, models of word recognition, context effect, trying to find an answer to how the reader-listener determines the contextually appropriate meaning of a word. Ambiguity resolution is analyzed and explored in two perspectives: the context in which the lexical items appear and the activation of all the meanings which an ambiguous word has. There is no clear-cut answer to lexical ambiguity resolution and there is a great debate about the role of the context in the activation of the meaning of ambiguous words. (Contains a bibliography.)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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