publication . Article . 2012

Consistent Modeling of Heterogeneous Lexical Structures

Werner Wegstein; Laurent Romary;
Open Access English
  • Published: 05 Nov 2012
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
Abstract
Our paper outlines a proposal for the consistent modeling of heterogeneous lexical structures in semasiological dictionaries, based on the element structures described in detail in chapter 9 (Dictionaries) of the TEI Guidelines. The core of our proposal describes a system of relatively autonomous lexical “crystals” that can, within the constraints of the relevant element’s definition, be combined to form complex structures for the description of morphological form, grammatical information, etymology, word-formation, and meaning for a lexical structure. The encoding structures we suggest guarantee sustainability and support re-usability and interoperability of da...
Subjects
free text keywords: [INFO.INFO-CL]Computer Science [cs]/Computation and Language [cs.CL], dictionary encoding, semasiological dictionary, entry, form, sense, Samuel Johnson, Dictionary of the English Language, Encoding (memory), Computer science, Lemma (mathematics), Etymology, Lexical choice, Artificial intelligence, business.industry, business, Usability, Natural language processing, computer.software_genre, computer, Lexical chain, Interoperability

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