Paper: Building basic vocabulary across 40 languages

ACL ID W13-2507
Title Building basic vocabulary across 40 languages
Venue Building and Using Comparable Corpora
Session
Year 2013
Authors

The paper explores the options for build- ing bilingual dictionaries by automated methods. We define the notion ?ba- sic vocabulary? and investigate how well the conceptual units that make up this language-independent vocabulary are cov- ered by language-specific bindings in 40 languages.