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Concept neighbourhoods in lexical databases.

Priss, Uta and Old, L John (2010) Concept neighbourhoods in lexical databases. In: Formal Concept Analysis. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5986 . Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, pp. 283-295. ISBN 978-3-642-11927-9

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    Abstract/Description

    This paper discusses results from an experimental study of concept
    neighbourhoods in WordNet and Roget’s Thesaurus. The general aim of this research
    is to determine ways in which neighbourhood lattices can be derived in
    real time from a lexical database and displayed on the web. In order to be readable
    the lattices must not be too large, not contain overlapping concepts or labels and
    must be calculated within seconds. Lattices should, furthermore, not be too small
    and they should contain sufficient complexity to be interesting for the viewer. For
    these purposes the sizes of the lattices of different types of concept neighbourhoods
    have been calculated. Using the size information should help with the task
    of on-line generation of the lattices

    Item Type: Book Section
    ISBN: 978-3-642-11927-9
    Additional Information: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis, Agadir, Morocco, March 2010
    Uncontrolled Keywords: concept neighbourhoods; WordNet; Roget's Thesaurus; lexical database; lattices;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 006 Special Computer Methods > 006.3 Artificial intelligence
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Item ID: 3824
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2010 16:16
    Last Modified: 25 Nov 2013 13:45
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3824

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