Lexicography and natural language processing

Authored by: Aleš Horák , Adam Rambousek

The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography

Print publication date:  October  2017
Online publication date:  October  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138941601
eBook ISBN: 9781315104942
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315104942.ch12

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Abstract

The chapter introduces links between lexicography and natural language processing in both directions − first, how the lexicographic work benefits from techniques of natural language processing such as word sense disambiguation, semantic similarity measures, named entity recognition, relation extraction, or corpora good example search, and second, intensive exploitation of lexicographic data in language engineering technologies, in the form of general dictionaries or encyclopaedias as well as specialized lexicons, ontologies, or lexicographic databases.

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