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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2007 Vol.8 No.6 P.864-870


An OWL-based WordNet lexical ontology

Author(s):  HUANG Xiao-xi, ZHOU Chang-le

Affiliation(s):  School of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   itshere@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  WordNet, Web Ontology Language (OWL), Semantic Web, Ontology, Natural Language Processing (NLP)

HUANG Xiao-xi, ZHOU Chang-le. An OWL-based WordNet lexical ontology[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2007, 8(6): 864-870.

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This paper discribes a data representation for wordNet 2.1 based on ontology Language (OWL)%29&ck%5B%5D=abstract&ck%5B%5D=keyword'>web ontology Language (OWL). The main components of wordNet database are transformed as classes in OWL, and the relations between synsets or lexcial words are transformed as OWL properties. Our conversion is based on the data file of wordNet instead of the Prolog database. This work can be used to enrich the work in progress of standard conversion of wordNet to the RDF/OWL representation at W3C.

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