Publication
GWC 2016
Conference paper

An overview of Portuguese WordNets

Abstract

Semantic relations between words are key to building systems that aim to understand and manipulate language. For English, the "de facto" standard for representing this kind of knowledge is Princeton's WordNet. Here, we describe the wordnet-like resources currently available for Portuguese: their origins, methods of creation, sizes, and usage restrictions. We start tackling the problem of comparing them, but only in quantitative terms. Finally, we sketch ideas for potential collaboration between some of the projects.

Date

27 Jan 2016

Publication

GWC 2016

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