publication . Article . 2012

Consistent Modeling of Heterogeneous Lexical Structures

Laurent Romary; Werner Wegstein;
Open Access English
  • Published: 05 Nov 2012
  • Publisher: TEI Consortium
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...
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free text keywords: dictionary encoding, semasiological dictionary, entry, form, sense, Samuel Johnson, Dictionary of the English Language, Artificial intelligence, business.industry, business, Etymology, Natural language processing, computer.software_genre, computer, Interoperability, Computer science, Encoding (memory), Lemma (mathematics), Lexical chain, Usability, Lexical choice
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