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Language Resources and Evaluation

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 87–96 | Cite as

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

  • Claudia SoriaEmail author
  • Monica Monachini
  • Francesca Bertagna
  • Nicoletta Calzolari
  • Chu-Ren Huang
  • Shu-Kai Hsieh
  • Andrea Marchetti
  • Maurizio Tesconi
Article

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.

Keywords

Distributed language resources Interoperable lexical resources Language services 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudia Soria
    • 1
    Email author
  • Monica Monachini
    • 1
  • Francesca Bertagna
    • 1
  • Nicoletta Calzolari
    • 1
  • Chu-Ren Huang
    • 2
    • 3
  • Shu-Kai Hsieh
    • 2
  • Andrea Marchetti
    • 4
  • Maurizio Tesconi
    • 4
  1. 1.Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale del CNRPisaItaly
  2. 2.Academia SinicaNankang, TaipeiTaiwan
  3. 3.The Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityKowloonHong Kong
  4. 4.Istituto di Informatica e Telematica del CNRPisaItaly

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