Paper: Synset Assignment for Bi-lingual Dictionary with Limited Resource

ACL ID I08-2091
Title Synset Assignment for Bi-lingual Dictionary with Limited Resource
Venue International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing
Session Main Conference
Year 2008
Authors

This paper explores an automatic WordNet synset assignment to the bi-lingual diction- aries of languages having limited lexicon information. Generally, a term in a bi- lingual dictionary is provided with very limited information such as part-of-speech, a set of synonyms, and a set of English equivalents. This type of dictionary is comparatively reliable and can be found in an electronic form from various publishers. In this paper, we propose an algorithm for applying a set of criteria to assign a synset with an appropriate degree of confidence to the existing bi-lingual dictionary. We show the efficiency in nominating the synset candidate by using the most common lexi- cal information. The algorithm is evaluated against the implementation of Thai- English, Indonesian-English...