Towards an XML Representation of Proper Names and Their Relationships

  • Béatrice Bouchou
  • Mickael Tran
  • Denis Maurel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3513)


The presented work is a part of the Prolex project, whose aim is the design and implementation of a multi-lingual dictionary of proper names and their relationships. It focuses on the design of a standard XML representation for this kind of information. We first present the main lines of the conceptual model for proper names (a classical Entities / Relationships model), then we report on our experiment in designing an XML schema from this conceptual model. We describe the current resulting schema and discuss its main features.


Regular Expression Production Rule Integrity Constraint Predicate Element Lexical Markup Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Béatrice Bouchou
    • 1
  • Mickael Tran
    • 1
  • Denis Maurel
    • 1
  1. 1.DI de l’EPU de ToursUniversité François-Rabelais de Tours – Laboratoire d’InformatiqueToursFrance

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