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English WordNet 2020: Improving and Extending a WordNet for English using an Open-Source Methodology

Authors: 

John McCrae, Alexandre Rademaker, Ewa Rudnicka, Francis Bond

Publication Type: 
Refereed Conference Meeting Proceeding
Abstract: 
The Princeton WordNet, while one of the most widely used resources for NLP, has not been updated for a long time, and as such a new project English WordNet has arisen to continue the development of the model under an open-source paradigm. In this paper, we detail the second release of this resource entitled “English WordNet 2020”. The work has focused firstly, on the introduction of new synsets and senses and developing guidelines for this and secondly, on the integration of contributions from other projects. We present the changes in this edition, which total over 15,000 changes over the previous release
Proceedings: 
Proceedings of the Multimodal Wordnets Workshop at LREC 2020
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): 
10.5281/zenodo.3842637
Publication Date: 
06/12/2020
Research Group: 
Institution: 
National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)
Open access repository: 
Yes