Paper: Frames and terminology: representing predicative terms in the field of the environment

ACL ID W14-4723
Title Frames and terminology: representing predicative terms in the field of the environment
Venue Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon
Session
Year 2014
Authors

Terminological resources have traditionally focused on terms referring to entities, thereby ignoring other important concepts (processes, events and properties) in specialized fields of knowledge. Consequently, large parts of the conceptual structure of these fields are not taken into consideration nor represented. In this article, we show how terms that refer to processes and events (and, to a lesser extent, properties) can be characterized using Frame Semantics (Fillmore, 1982) and the methodology developed within the FrameNet project (Ruppenhofer et al., 2010). More specifically, we applied the framework to a subset of terms in the field of the environment. Frames are unveiled first by comparing similarities between the argument structures of terms already recorded in a terminolo...