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The EuroWordNet Base Concepts and Top Ontology
This deliverable describes the EuroWordNet top ontology, the selection of the Base Concepts and the classification of these Base Concepts in terms of the Top ontology. Expand
SPRAT : a tool for automatic semantic pattern-based ontology population
Ontology generation and population is a crucial part of knowledge base construction and maintenance that enables us to relate text to ontologies, providing a rich and customised ontology related toExpand
SIMPLE: A General Framework for the Development of Multilingual Lexicons
The project LE-SIMPLE is an innovative attempt of building harmonized syntactic-semantic lexicons for twelve European languages, aimed at use in different Human Language Technology applications. Expand
Cross-linguistic Alignment of Wordnets with an Inter-Lingual-Index
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
Book Reviews: EuroWordNet: A Multilingual Database with Lexical Semantic Networks
WordNet, the on-line English thesaurus and lexical database developed at Princeton University by George Miller and his colleagues (Fellbaum 1998), has proved to be an extremely important resourceExpand
NLP Techniques for Term Extraction and Ontology Population
This chapter investigates NLP techniques for ontology population, using a combination of rule-based approaches and machine learning. Expand
Automatic sense clustering in EuroWordNet
This paper addresses ways in which we envisage to reduce the fine-grainedness of WordNet and express in a more systematic way the relations between its numerous sense distinctions. Expand
Metrics for Evaluation of Ontology-based Information Extraction
This paper discusses existing evaluation metrics, and proposes a new method for evaluating the ontology population task, which is general enough to be used in a variety of situations, yet more precise than many current metrics. Expand
Semantic Processing of Legal Texts: Where the Language of Law Meets the Law of Language
Legal Text Processing and Information Extraction.- Legal Language and Legal Knowledge Management Applications.- Named Entity Recognition and Resolution in Legal Text . Expand
The linguistic design of the EuroWordNet database
In this paper the linguistic design of the database under construction within the EuroWordNet project is described. Expand