Language Resources and Evaluation

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 209–214

WordNet then and now

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10579-007-9044-6

Cite this article as:
Miller, G.A. & Fellbaum, C. Lang Resources & Evaluation (2007) 41: 209. doi:10.1007/s10579-007-9044-6

Abstract

We briefly discuss the origin and development of WordNet, a large lexical database for English. We outline its design and contents as well as its usefulness for Natural Language Processing. Finally, we discuss crosslinguistic WordNets and complementary lexical resources.

Keywords

Computational linguistics Lexical semantics Lexicon NLP Ontology WordNet Word sense disambiguation 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cognitive Science Laboratory, Department of PsychologyPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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