Paper: Bridging the Gap between Dictionary and Thesaurus

ACL ID P98-2245
Title Bridging the Gap between Dictionary and Thesaurus
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1998

This paper presents an algorithm to integrate dif- ferent lexical resources, through which we hope to overcome the individual inadequacy of the resources, and thus obtain some enriched lexical semantic in- formation for applications such as word sense disam- biguation. We used WordNet as a mediator between a conventional dictionary and a thesaurus. Prelimi- nary results support our hypothesised structural re- lationship, which enables the integration, of the re- sources. These results also suggest that we can com- bine the resources to achieve an overall balanced de- gree of sense discrimination.