Extending a Tool Resource Framework with U-Compare

  • Michael Rosner
  • Andrew Attard
  • Paul Thompson
  • Albert Gatt
  • Sophia Ananiadou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8387)

Abstract

This paper deals with the issue of two-way traffic between on the one hand, language resources that have been conceived from a local perspective, i.e. from within a local project or institution, and on the other, a shared framework conceived from a global perspective that supplies such resources for local re-use or enhancement. We believe that a key enabler to such traffic is the choice of an appropriate sharing platform, and here we illustrate the point with respect to a constellation of EU projects that is attempting to enhance the quality and scope of shared resources, and a local project that has some already-developed local functionality. The paper first introduces the underlying projects, then goes on to discuss the proposed platform (U-Compare) whose use is then illustrated for a small module developed for a local project.

Keywords

Language resources Sharing Sharing platform 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Rosner
    • 1
  • Andrew Attard
    • 1
  • Paul Thompson
    • 2
  • Albert Gatt
    • 1
  • Sophia Ananiadou
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ICSUniversity of MaltaMsidaMalta
  2. 2.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of ManchesterManchesterUK

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