Paper: Online Generic Editing Of Heterogeneous Dictionary Entries In Papillon Project

ACL ID C04-1148
Title Online Generic Editing Of Heterogeneous Dictionary Entries In Papillon Project
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2004
Authors

The Papillon project is a collaborative project to establish a multilingual dictio- nary on the Web. This project started 4 years ago with French and Japanese. The partners are now also working on English, Chinese, Lao, Malay, Thai and Vietnamese. It aims to apply the LINUX cooperative construction paradigm to establish a broad- coverage multilingual dictionary. Users can contribute directly on the server by adding newdataorcorrecting existingerrors. Their contributions are stored in the user space until checked by a specialist before being fully integrated into the database. The re- sulting data is then publicly available and freely distributable. An essential condition for the success of the project is to find a handy solution for all the participants to be able to contribute online by e...