Paper: Synthesizing A Large Concept Hierarchy From French Hyperonyms

ACL ID C90-2020
Title Synthesizing A Large Concept Hierarchy From French Hyperonyms
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1990
Authors

Ia'or example, we could have COMMUNICATION-I~I1OCESS as the concept type that occurs in the definition of the verbs "to say", "to communicate", "to discuss", etc. In the same way, a polysemic word like %at" should point on distinct graphs containing STICK and ANIMAl, as primitive concept types. It appears that the concept type hierarchy must also contain chains like: EI,I;,PlIANT < MAMMAl, < ANIMAl, < I,IVING-III¢ING < F, NTITY 112 Such a concept type hierarchy is necessary to define the patiern matching algorithms on Conceptual Graphs which are used to build a graph from a Natural Language sentence by joining the Conceptual Graphs of its parts. It is also necessary 1o encode and to verify the preference semantics constraints in the semantic lexicon. The concept hierarchy is the basis for...