Machine tractable dictionaries as tools and resources for NL prosessing

@inproceedings{Wilks1988MachineTD,
  title={Machine tractable dictionaries as tools and resources for NL prosessing},
  author={Yorick Wilks and Dan Fass and Cheng-ming Guo and James E. McDonald and Tony Plate and Brian M. Slator},
  booktitle={COLING},
  year={1988}
}
This paper discusses three different but related large-scale computational methods for the transformation of machine readable dictionaries (MRDs) into machine tractable dictionaries, i.e., MRDs converted into a format usable for natural language processing tasks. The MRD used is The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. 

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