Applying Relational Database Development Methodologies to the Design of Lexical Databases

  title={Applying Relational Database Development Methodologies to the Design of Lexical Databases},
  author={Fernando S{\'a}enz and A. Vaquero},
We propose to apply relational databases (RDB) development methodologies to the design of lexical databases (LDB), which embody conceptual and linguistic knowledge. We represent the conceptual knowledge as an ontology, and the linguistic knowledge, which depends on each language, in lexicons. Our approach is based on a single languageindependent ontology. Besides, we study some conceptual and linguistic requirements; in particular, meaning classifications in the ontology, focusing on taxonomies… CONTINUE READING


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