WORDNET: A Lexical Database for English

@article{Miller1992WORDNETAL,
  title={WORDNET: A Lexical Database for English},
  author={George A. Miller},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1992},
  volume={38},
  pages={39-41}
}
Because meaningful sentences are composed of meaningful words, any system that hopes to process natural languages as people do must have information about words and their meanings. This information is traditionally provided through dictionaries, and machine-readable dictionaries are now widely available. But dictionary entries evolved for the convenience of human readers, not for machines. WordNet1 provides a more effective combination of traditional lexicographic information and modern… CONTINUE READING
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