, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 87-96
Date: 11 Feb 2009

Exploring interoperability of language resources: the case of cross-lingual semi-automatic enrichment of wordnets

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Abstract

In this paper we present an application fostering the integration and interoperability of computational lexicons, focusing on the particular case of mutual linking and cross-lingual enrichment of two wordnets, the ItalWordNet and Sinica BOW lexicons. This is intended as a case-study investigating the needs and requirements of semi-automatic integration and interoperability of lexical resources, in the view of developing a prototype web application to support the GlobalWordNet Grid initiative.