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Modelling lexical databases with formal concept analysis.

Priss, Uta and Old, L John (2004) Modelling lexical databases with formal concept analysis. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 10 (8). pp. 967-984. ISSN 0948-6968

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This paper provides guidelines and examples for visualising lexical relations using Formal Concept Analysis. Relations in lexical databases often form trees, imperfect trees or poly-hierarchies which can be embedded into concept lattices. Many-to-many relations can be represented as concept lattices where the values from one domain are used as the formal objects and the values of the other domain as formal attributes. This paper further discusses algorithms for selecting meaningful subsets of lexical databases, the representation of complex relational structures in lexical databases and the use of lattices as basemaps for other lexical relations.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0948-6968
Uncontrolled Keywords: Formal concept analysis; Lexical databases; Semantic relations; Algorithms; Computing;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 020 Library & information sciences
000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
Library of Congress Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4450 Databases
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Item ID: 1798
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 16 May 2008 16:56
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2013 16:33
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/1798

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