Lexical acquisition for lexical databases

  • Sumali Pin-Ngern
  • Robert Strutz
  • Martha Evens
Track 7: Data Base
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 507)


This paper describes our lexical acquisition system, which supplements knowledge in the lexical database with knowledge acquired from human informants. The database is organized to support the needs of natural language processing applications and facilitate the operation of acquisition system.


Semantic Relation Lexical Database Syntactic Information Sample Sentence Machine Readable Dictionary 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sumali Pin-Ngern
    • 1
  • Robert Strutz
    • 1
  • Martha Evens
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceIllinois Institute of TechnologyChicago

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