"It should therefore hold an important place on the shelves of any researcher in the fields of lexical semantics and word sense disambiguation, and will certainly be valued by many of our graduate students". (Jean Veronis, Computational Linguistics, Vol 28, No 1
Lexical ambiguity presents one of the most intractable problems for language processing studies and, not surprisingly, it is at the core of research in lexical semantics. Originally published as two special issues of the Journal of Semantics
, this collection focuses on the problem of polysemy, from the point of view of practitioners of computational linguistics.