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Introduction to EuroWordNet
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This paper gives a global introduction to the aims and objectives of the EuroWordNet project, and it provides a general framework for the other papers in this volume. Expand
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Building a WordNet for Arabic
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This paper introduces a recently initiated project that focuses on building a lexical resource for Modern Standard Arabic based on the widely used Princeton WordNet for English. Expand
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SemEval-2010 Task 17: All-Words Word Sense Disambiguation on a Specific Domain
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Domain portability and adaptation of NLP components and Word Sense Disambiguation systems present new challenges. Expand
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Cross-linguistic Alignment of Wordnets with an Inter-Lingual-Index
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This paper discusses the design of the EuroWordNet database, in which semantic databases like WordNet1.5 for several languages are combined via a so-called inter-lingual-index. Expand
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Integrating Lexical Units, Synsets and Ontology in the Cornetto Database
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Cornetto is a two-year Stevin project (project number STE05039) in which a lexical semantic database is built that combines Wordnet with Framenet-like information. Expand
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Using a sledgehammer to crack a nut? Lexical diversity and event coreference resolution
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In this paper we examine the representativeness of the EventCorefBank (ECB) (Bejan and Harabagiu, 2010) with regards to the language population of large-volume streams of news. Expand
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Offspring from Reproduction Problems: What Replication Failure Teaches Us
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We present two concrete use cases involving key techniques in the NLP domain for which we show reproducing results is still difficult. Expand
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Cornetto: A Combinatorial Lexical Semantic Database for Dutch
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A semantic database makes it possible to go from words to concepts and consequently, to develop technologies that access and use knowledge rather than textual representations. Expand
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DutchSemCor: Targeting the ideal sense-tagged corpus
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We propose a semi-automatic approach to build a sense-tagged corpus for Dutch tagged with senses from the Cornetto lexical database and describe its pros and cons. Expand
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Building event-centric knowledge graphs from news
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We present an approach to create Event-Centric Knowledge Graphs (ECKGs) using state-of-the-art natural language processing and semantic web techniques. Expand
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