Re: Hayes' scrutiny of Top 40

Piek Vossen (
Mon, 11 May 1998 17:22:24 +0100

At 08:07 PM 5/7/98 -0700, Robert Spillers wrote:
>I agree. The lexicon is an excellent idea.
>So... what features should it have? How will it interface with an ontology.
>What function(s) should be emphasized - information retrieval, machine
>translation, inferencing, etc? Can it be tuned to a specific purpose - by what

I will try to work this out for the workshop in two ways. First of all,
there is our paper for LREC/ Granada which discusses hyponymy from different
perspectives (ontologies and wordnets), secondly, I will try to broaden the
issue to the interface between the lexicon and the ontology in general. This
will include questions such as the ones you suggest above.


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