Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A

, Volume 8, Issue 6, pp 864–870

An OWL-based WordNet lexical ontology

Authors

  • Huang Xiao-xi 
    • School of Computer Science and TechnologyZhejiang University
    • Center for the Study of Language and CognitionZhejiang University
  • Zhou Chang-le 
    • Center for the Study of Language and CognitionZhejiang University
    • Institute of Artificial IntelligenceXiamen University
Article

DOI: 10.1631/jzus.2007.A0864

Cite this article as:
Huang, X. & Zhou, C. J. Zhejiang Univ. - Sci. A (2007) 8: 864. doi:10.1631/jzus.2007.A0864

Abstract

This paper discribes a data representation for WordNet 2.1 based on Web Ontology Language (OWL). The main components of WordNet database are transformed as classes in OWL, and the relations between synsets or lexcial words are transformed as OWL properties. Our conversion is based on the data file of WordNet instead of the Prolog database. This work can be used to enrich the work in progress of standard conversion of WordNet to the RDF/OWL representation at W3C.

Key words

WordNetWeb Ontology Language (OWL)Semantic WebOntologyNatural Language Processing (NLP)

CLC number

TP18H03

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