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word +‎ net

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  1. (linguistics, artificial intelligence) A particular wordnet, a semantically structured lexical database, for the English language at Princeton University.
    • 1996, Keith J. Holyoak, Paul Thagard, Mental Leaps: Analogy in Creative Thought, page 259
      Copycat uses a network of concepts, called a Slipnet, to find correspondences between nonidentical objects, just as ARCS uses WordNet-style semantic information to find similar concepts.
    • 1997, Josephine A. Edwards, Geoffrey Kingscott, Language Industries Atlas, page 334
      Recently the Group started a project of creating a thesaurus of the WordNet type for Estonian.
    • 2001, Philippe Martin and Peter Eklund, "Large-scale cooperatively built KBs", Harry S. Delugach, Gerd Stumme, Conceptual Structures: Broadening the Base : 9th International Conference on, page 232
      By (partly) mirroring one another, general servers would probably share a similar general WordNet-like or CYC-like ontology […].
    • 2002, Nicoletta Calzolari et al., "Towards a Standard for a Multilingual Lexical Entry: The EAGLES/ISLE Initiative", in Alexander Gelbukh, ed., Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing: Third, page 270
      One very interesting possibility seems to be to complement WordNet-style lexicons with the SIMPLE design, thereby trying to get at a more comprehensive and coherent architecture for the development of semantic lexical resources.
    • 2003, A Practical Guide to Lexicography, edited by Piet Van Sterkenburg, page 198
      Chai (2000) uses WordNet for information extraction, ie the identification and extraction of domain specific target information from a document [....]
    • 2005, Paul Buitelaar, Philipp Cimiano, Bernardo Magnini, Ontology Learning from Text: Methods, Evaluation And Applications, page 64
      For conference, which has 3 senses in WordNet, we get the following candidate taxonomic relations: [....]


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