# Category Semantic Similarity

## word2vec Explained: Deriving Mikolov et al.’s Negative-Sampling Word-Embedding Method

word2vec Explained: Deriving Mikolov et al.’s Negative-Sampling Word-Embedding Method. Yoav Goldberg and Omer Levy. arXiv 2014. [pdf] The word2vec software of Tomas Mikolov and colleagues has gained a lot of traction lately, and provides state-of-the-art word embeddings. The learning models behind the software are described in two research papers. We found the description of the […]

## UKP-BIU: Similarity and Entailment Metrics for Student Response Analysis

UKP-BIU: Similarity and Entailment Metrics for Student Response Analysis. Torsten Zesch, Omer Levy, Iryna Gurevych, and Ido Dagan. SemEval 2013. [pdf] [slides] Given a question, a reference answer, and a student’s answer, the task is to determine whether the student answered correctly. While this is not a new task in itself, the challenge focuses on employing textual entailment technologies […]