Cornetto: A Combinatorial Lexical Semantic Database for Dutch

  • Piek Vossen
  • Isa Maks
  • Roxane Segers
  • Hennie van der Vliet
  • Marie-Francine Moens
  • Katja Hofmann
  • Erik Tjong Kim Sang
  • Maarten de Rijke
Part of the Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing book series (NLP)


One of the goals of the STEVIN programme is the realisation of a digital infrastructure that will enforce the position of the Dutch language in the modern information and communication technology.A semantic database makes it possible to go from words to concepts and consequently, to develop technologies that access and use knowledge rather than textual representations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piek Vossen
    • 1
  • Isa Maks
    • 1
  • Roxane Segers
    • 2
  • Hennie van der Vliet
    • 1
  • Marie-Francine Moens
    • 3
  • Katja Hofmann
    • 4
  • Erik Tjong Kim Sang
    • 5
  • Maarten de Rijke
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of ArtsVU University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Faculty of SciencesVU University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceKatholieke Universiteit LeuvenHeverleeBelgium
  4. 4.ISLA, University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Faculteit der LetterenUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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