Would it make sense to compute the Minimum Edit Distance to transform one
list into the other?
Hugo Gonçalo Oliveira
CISUC, Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra
On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 10:01 AM, Eric Atwell <e.s.atw...@leeds.ac.uk>
> Thanks Olga, BUT I don't see how Spearman's (or other) rank correlation
> formula measures overlap between 2 ranked lists containing some different
> For example, what is the similarity between 2 "distributional semantics"
> representations of God?:
> (1 move, 2 bless, 3 and, 4 forbid, 5 have, 6 be, 7 create, 8 do, 9 know,
> 10 want) and
> (1 bless, 2 blesses, 3 delusion, 4 incarnate, 5 hates, 6 himself, 7
> exists, 8 almighty, 9 forbid, 10 rest)
> A simple measure involves count of overlapping words (bless, forbid) i.e.
> this scores 2 (or 2/10, or 2/20)
> BUT I also want to take into account ranks: (bless 2,1), (forbid 4,9)
> Does God shed light on my problems?
> Eric Atwell, Asst Prof, Language@Leeds and Artificial Intelligence groups,
> School of Computing, University of Leeds, Times University of the Year
> *From:* Ольга Ляшевская <ole...@yandex.ru>
> *Sent:* 14 October 2016 08:09:36
> *To:* Eric Atwell; CORPORA discussion forum
> *Cc:* AbdulRahman AlOsaimy; Claire Brierley
> *Subject:* Re: [Corpora-List] metric of overlap between two ranked lists?
> Dear Eric,
> Spearman's rank correlation coefficient will work in this case, I think.
> 14.10.2016, 09:54, "Eric Atwell" <e.s.atw...@leeds.ac.uk>:
> > Is there a standard metric of overlap between two ranked lists?
> > e.g. to measure/score the similarity between top 10 keywords extracted
> > using 2 different formulae, such as LL v MI?
> > OR e.g. to measure/score the similarity between top 10 hits from Google
> > v top 10 hits from Bing for a give search phrase?
> > OR e.g. to measure/score the similarity between ranked lists of PoS-tags
> > predicted for a word by two rival PoS-taggers in an ensemble tagger?
> > If these were unranked sets of keywords, i could simply count the
> > intersection. But I want to take rank into account in some senible way.
> > thanks for expert pointers to proven metrics ...
> > Eric Atwell, Asst Prof, Language@Leeds and Artificial Intelligence
> > School of Computing, University of Leeds, Times University of the Year
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> Olga Lyashevskaya
> School of Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities
> Higher School of Economics, Moscow
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