We contrast two approaches to thesaurus production : the traditional and intuitive one versus the Amsler-type procedure, which interactively 9,enerates filiations among the genus words in a computerized dictionary. We discuss the application of such a orocedure to our lexical data base (LONDON DICTIONARY OF CONTEdPORARY ENGLISH).
We wish to explore some of the aspects of the exploitation of two dictionary files by LONGHAN Ltd, one for 'core' [mglish and one for Imglish idioms. We'll try to show the feasibility of an approach to language processing based on a lexicon, conceived of as the repository of grammatical, semantic and knowledge-of-the-world information. After giving a brief… (More)