Abstract

By providing a better understanding of paraphrase and coreference in terms of similarities and differences in their linguistic nature, this article delimits what the focus of paraphrase extraction and coreference resolution tasks should be, and to what extent they can help each other. We argue for the relevance of this discussion to Natural Language Processing.

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Author notes

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CLiC, Department of Linguistics, Gran Via 585, 08007 Barcelona, Spain. E-mail: mrecasens@ub.edu.

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CLiC, Department of Linguistics, Gran Via 585, 08007 Barcelona, Spain. E-mail: marta.vila@ub.edu.