Paper: Manipulating Human-Oriented Dictionaries With Very Simple Tools

ACL ID C94-1045
Title Manipulating Human-Oriented Dictionaries With Very Simple Tools
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1994
  • Jean Gaschler (Institute of Information and Applied Mathematics Grenoble, Grenoble France; University of Grenoble 1, Grenoble France; CNRS, France)
  • Mathieu Lafourcade

It is possible to manipulate real-size human-oriented dictionaries on a Macintosh by using only very simple tools. Our methodology has been applied in the construction of a l:rench-Fnglish-Malay dictionary. This dictionary has been obtained by "crossing" .~mi-aulomatically two bilingual dictionaries. "1"o revise Ihe dictionary, Its well Its to obtain a publisluilile paper forli/ aiid an on-line electronic fornl, we rise only I'M Microsoft Word, a specialized langliage for writing transcriptors and a small but powerful diclionary 1ool. Keyword IAnguistic tools, Transducers, l)ictionary managenmnt, I htman-oriented dictionaries.