On the Utility of Portuguese Term-Based Lexical-Semantic Networks

  • Hugo Gonçalo Oliveira
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8775)


This paper discusses the utility of term-based lexical networks, with focus on Portuguese. Although less complex and often undervalued towards wordnets, for Portuguese, these resources have been used in varied natural language processing tasks. We enumerate those, and then introduce a larger resource of this kind together with two additional tasks where it was useful.


Lexical knowledge bases words semantic relations cloze question answering poetry generation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugo Gonçalo Oliveira
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  1. 1.CISUC, Dept. of Informatics EngineeringUniversity of CoimbraPortugal

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