Introduction and Overview

@inproceedings{Chiarcos2012IntroductionAO,
  title={Introduction and Overview},
  author={C. Chiarcos and Sebastian Hellmann and Sebastian Nordhoff},
  booktitle={Linked Data in Linguistics},
  year={2012}
}
The explosion of information technology in the last two decades has led to a substantial growth in quantity, diversity and complexity of web-accessible linguistic data. These resources become even more useful when linked with each other, and the last few years have seen the emergence of numerous approaches in various disciplines concerned with linguistic resources. It is the challenge of our time to store, interlink and exploit this wealth of data accumulated in more than half a century of… 

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