Enhancing Russian Wordnets Using the Force of the Crowd

Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 436)

Abstract

The YARN (Yet Another RussNet) project aims at creating a large open machine-readable thesaurus for Russian using crowdsourcing. This paper describes the project itself along with its objectives and results of the pilot user study conducted at the end of 2013.

Keywords

WordNet Crowdsourcing Ontologies Thesauri 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Krasovsky Institute of Mathematics and MechanicsEkaterinburgRussia
  2. 2.Ural Federal UniversityEkaterinburgRussia
  3. 3.NLPubEkaterinburgRussia

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