Wordnet creation and extension made simple : A multilingual lexicon-based approach using wiki resources

@inproceedings{Hanoka2012WordnetCA,
  title={Wordnet creation and extension made simple : A multilingual lexicon-based approach using wiki resources},
  author={Val{\'e}rie Hanoka and Beno{\^i}t Sagot},
  year={2012}
}
In this paper, we propose a simple methodology for building or extending wordnets using easily extractible lexical knowledge from Wiktionary and Wikipedia. This method relies on a large multilingual translation/synonym graph in many languages as well as synset-aligned wordnets. It guesses frequent and polysemous literals that are difficult to find using other methods by looking at back-translations in the graph, showing that the use of a heavily multilingual lexicon can be a way to mitigate the… CONTINUE READING

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