Information in Data: Using the Oxford English Dictionary on a Computer

@article{Lesk1986InformationID,
  title={Information in Data: Using the Oxford English Dictionary on a Computer},
  author={Michael E. Lesk},
  journal={SIGIR Forum},
  year={1986},
  volume={20},
  pages={18-21}
}
The recorded history of the English language, the OED, is going to be available in machineteadable form in a IEw years. How should it be arranged, and what will be it used for? The University of Watcrloo's Centre lot the New OE[) is studying these questions, and the Centre ran its first conference on Nov. 7-8, 1985, entitled "Information in Data." The conference was attended by about 95 people, split between linguists, English literature experts, and computer types. Major issues are: should the… CONTINUE READING