Dominique Osborne


Encoding Prior Knowledge with Eigenword Embeddings
Dominique Osborne | Shashi Narayan | Shay B. Cohen
Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Volume 4

Canonical correlation analysis (CCA) is a method for reducing the dimension of data represented using two views. It has been previously used to derive word embeddings, where one view indicates a word, and the other view indicates its context. We describe a way to incorporate prior knowledge into CCA, give a theoretical justification for it, and test it by deriving word embeddings and evaluating them on a myriad of datasets.