Paper: Constructing an Ontology of Japanese Lexical Properties: Specifying its Property Structures and Lexical Entries

ACL ID W14-4722
Title Constructing an Ontology of Japanese Lexical Properties: Specifying its Property Structures and Lexical Entries
Venue Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon
Session
Year 2014
Authors

Regarding the construction of an ontology of Japanese lexical properties (JLP-O) as fundamental in terms of establishing a conceptual framework to guide and facilitate the construction of a large-scale lexical resource (LR) database of the Japanese lexicon, this paper primarily focuses on two major concerns for the construction of the JLP-O. The first is to map out and appropriately structure the numerous lexical and psycholinguistic properties, or variables, associated with the Japanese lexicon. The second concern is to specify an appropriate range of lexical entries classes within the JLP-O. Both concerns have far-reaching implications for effectively capturing the rich patterns of intercon- nections among lexical entries and lexical properties and thus for realizing a multifunctional LR...