JJAP Conference Proceedings

JJAP Conf. Proc. 4, 011609 (2016) doi:10.7567/JJAPCP.4.011609

Framework for sense disambiguation of mathematical expressions

Takayuki Watabe1,2, Yoshinori Miyazaki3, Shosaku Tanaka4

  1. 1Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shizuoka University, Shizuoka 432-8011, Japan
  2. 2Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  3. 3Graduate School of Integrated Science and Technology, Shizuoka University, Shizuoka 432-8011, Japan
  4. 4College of Letters, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto 603-8346, Japan
  • Received September 28, 2015
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Abstract

Mathematical expressions are indispensable for describing mathematical concepts or models. Although these expressions are formal representations, they contain ambiguity, i.e., a single expression could be interpreted as having multiple meanings. This feature prevents the flexible use of mathematical expressions in computation. In this paper, we focus on symbol-level ambiguity and consider the problem of labeling semantic information to each symbol as a classification problem. Then we propose a framework for solving the problem with supervised learning.

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