Conceptual Design for Domain and Task Specific Ontology-Based Linguistic Resources

  • Antonio Vaquero
  • Fernando Sáenz
  • Francisco Alvarez
  • Manuel de Buenaga
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4275)


Regardless of the knowledge representation schema chosen to implement a linguistic resource, conceptual design is an important step in its development. However, it is normally put aside by developing efforts as they focus on content, implementation and time-saving issues rather than on the software engineering aspects of the construction of linguistic resources. Based on an analysis of common problems found in linguistic resources, we present a reusable conceptual model which incorporates elements that give ontology developers the possibility to establish formal semantic descriptions for concepts and relations, and thus avoiding the aforementioned common problems. The model represents a step forward in our efforts to define a complete methodology for the design and implementation of ontology-based linguistic resources using relational databases and a sound software engineering approach for knowledge representation.


Conceptual Design Algebraic Property Linguistic Resource Lexical Resource Informal Semantic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Vaquero
    • 1
  • Fernando Sáenz
    • 1
  • Francisco Alvarez
    • 2
  • Manuel de Buenaga
    • 3
  1. 1.Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos y ProgramaciónUniversidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de InformáticaMadridSpain
  2. 2.Universidad Autónoma de SinaloaCuliacán, SinaloaMéxico
  3. 3.Departamento de Sistemas InformáticosUniversidad Europea de MadridVillaviciosa de Odón. MadridSpain

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