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I think Semantic relatedness should be merged into this article because:
- the article on Semantic relatedness does not define the concept of semantic relatedness. It is little more than a list.
- this article states that "semantic similarity [is] also called semantic relatedness", i.e., they are synonymic of one another, so there is no need for a separate page for Semantic relatedness.
Jvhertum 10:20, 16 December 2006 (UTC)
No, semantic similarity should be clearly distinguished of Semantic Relatedness. Refer to Budanitsky and Hirst 2006, and Gabrilovich and Markovich.
I think we should remove the suggestion for merging, if we agree both concepts are different.
- Thanks, I have removed the merge tags. The article now clearly states that the two concepts are different and not synonymous. - Jvhertum 07:51, 4 May 2007 (UTC)
I think the first reference to distinguishing Semantic Similarity from Semantic Relatedness was (Budanitsky and Hirst 2001). Also, it seems like the Semantic Relatedness article only focuses on works from cognitive science. Could the Semantic Relatedness article be expanded to included measures used in Computer Science / NLP 'similar' to the Similarity measures on here (such as the LESK algorithm)? --Tromtone 22:56, 13 November 2007 (UTC)
Currently both Semantic relatedness and Semantic similarity describe the same and therefore their contents should be merged, regardless of whether the terms themselves are sysnonymous or not. --Lysytalk 11:52, 19 November 2010 (UTC)
introduction to semantic similarity
I find the first paragraph convoluted and far too complex: surely a more lucid definition could be found for an educated but less-informed audience, especially as an introduction?--Wikitrishslp (talk) 01:57, 16 September 2014 (UTC)
Forgive my ignorance: If "semantic content" is opposed to "semantic similarity", then I find the which-clause ambiguous. What do "these" refer to in the second sentence? If it refers to the metric, then could the distinction between what it is used for and how it is applied be made clearer, i.e. in two sentences? Perhaps the idea of metric should be explained a bit or the word linked to another page? Should it read, "between units of language AND concepts or instances..."? If the semantic similarity and semantic relatedness are not merged, how is semantic similarity network different? It all becomes a bit woolly for the unitiated.--Wikitrishslp (talk) 02:46, 16 September 2014 (UTC)