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The Lexical Bridge: A Methodology for Bridging the Semantic Gaps between a Natural Language and an Ontology

  • Kent D. Bimson
  • Richard D. Hull
  • Daniel Nieten


Recently, a significant amount of research has been focused on extracting knowledge from natural language (NL) text and transforming it into an ontology-based semantic representation [ref]. The purpose of this research is to find ways to translate meaningful information in NL sources into a standardized, structured knowledge representation for the purposes of semantic normalization, integration, analysis, and reasoning.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kent D. Bimson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Richard D. Hull
    • 1
  • Daniel Nieten
    • 3
  1. 1.Intelligent Software Solutions, Inc.Colorado SpringsUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical & Computer EngineeringThe University of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA
  3. 3.Red Lambda, Inc.LongwoodUSA

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