Free Construction of a Free SwedishDictionary of Synonyms
2005 (English)In: NoDaLiDa 2005, 2005, 1-6 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Building a large dictionary of synonymsfor a language is a very tedioustask. Hence there exist veryfew synonym dictionaries for mostlanguages, and those that exist aregenerally not freely available due tothe amount of work that have beenput into them.The Lexin on-line dictionary1 is avery popular web-site for translationsof Swedish words to about tendifferent languages. By letting userson this site grade automatically generatedpossible synonym pairs a freedictionary of Swedish synonyms hasbeen created. The lexicon reflectsthe users intuitive definition of synonymityand the amount of work putinto the project is only as much asthe participants want to.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2005. 1-6 p.
Synonyms, dictionary construction, multi-user collaboration, random indexing.
Computer and Information Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-10122OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-10122DiVA: diva2:209199
QC 201008062009-03-242009-03-242011-02-18Bibliographically approved