Extracting Ontological Relations of Korean Numeral Classifiers from Semi-structured Resources Using NLP Techniques

  • Youngim Jung
  • Soonhee Hwang
  • Aesun Yoon
  • Hyuk-Chul Kwon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4278)


Many studies have focused on the facts that numeral classifiers give decisive clues to the semantic categorizing of nouns. However, few studies have analyzed the ontological relationships of classifiers or the construction of classifier ontology. In this paper, a semi-automatic method of extracting and representing the various ontological relations of Korean numeral classifiers is proposed. Shallow parsing and word-sense disambiguation were used to extract semantic relations from natural language texts and from wordnets.


Noun Phrase Semantic Relation Ontological Relation Classifier Ontology Numeral Classifier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Youngim Jung
    • 1
  • Soonhee Hwang
    • 2
  • Aesun Yoon
    • 3
  • Hyuk-Chul Kwon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringPusan National University 
  2. 2.Center for U-Port IT Research and EducationPusan National University 
  3. 3.Department of FrenchPusan National UniversityBusanS. Korea

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