Title* SweSAT Synonyms
Subtitle Högskoleprovet Ordförståelse, Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test Synonyms
Created by* Yvonne Adesam (yvonne.adesam@gu.se), Lars Borin (lars.borin@gu.se)
Publisher(s)* Språkbanken Text
Link(s) / permanent identifier(s)* https://spraakbanken.gu.se/en/resources/swesat-synonyms
License(s)* CC BY 4.0
Abstract* The dataset provides a gold standard for Swedish word synonymy/definition. The test items are collected from the Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (högskoleprovet), currently spanning the years 2006--2021 and 822 vocabulary test items. The task for the tested system is to determine which synonym or definition of five alternatives is correct for each test item.
Funded by* Vinnova (grant no. 2019-02996), Språkbanken Text
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Related datasets Part of the SuperLim collection (https://spraakbanken.gu.se/en/resources/superlim)
Key applications Evaluation of word meaning through synonymy.
Intended task(s)/usage(s) For each test item, predict the synonym out of five alternatives.
Recommended evaluation measures Accuracy
Dataset function(s) Testing
Recommended split(s) Test split only
Primary data* Text
Language* Swedish
Dataset in numbers* 822 test items with one focus word and five answer alternatives each.
Nature of the content* Each test item contains one focus word, which may be a single word or a phrase or expression. The answer alternatives may also be a single word or a phrase or expression. Only one alternative is marked as correct. There may be other possible meanings of the focus word, which are not possible alternatives.
Format* The test items are listed in a tab-separated file, one item per line, where the first column is an item id ("h"+year+"a"|"b"|"c"("a"|"b")+item number ("00" is a practice item), the second item is the target item, and columns 3-7 are the answer alternatives A-E, each ending with "/0|1|2", where 0=incorrect and 1=correct. For four items in total 2=correct, but the item is marked "excluded" in the answer key, because they were leaked on the internet immediately before the 2012 spring test.
Data source(s)* The data has been collected from https://www.studera.nu/hogskoleprov/infor-hogskoleprovet/ova-pa-gamla-hogskoleprov/
Data collection method(s)* Copy and reformat.
Data selection and filtering* None
Data preprocessing* None
Data labeling* The correct synonym is marked with 1 or 2, the incorrect with 0. This is gold data from the Swedish Scolastic Aptitude Test.
Annotator characteristics
Ethical considerations None
Things to watch out for The word pairs are presented out of context. Superlim presently does not prescribe a methodology for the application of contextual (dynamic) language models to this data, which means we can expect considerable variation between test data uses. For reasons of comparability and reproducability, users must make sure to report their chosen method clearly. See also the remarks in the FAQ on https://spraakbanken.gu.se/resurser/superlim.
Data last updated* 20210618, v1.0
Which changes have been made, compared to the previous version* First release of the data.
Access to previous versions First release of the data.
This document created* 20210618 Yvonne Adesam (yvonne.adesam@gu.se)
This document last updated* 20210618 Yvonne Adesam (yvonne.adesam@gu.se)
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Documentation template version* v1.0
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