Revisiting the potentialities of a mechanical thesaurus.
Priss, U., & Old, L. J. (2009)
Revisiting the potentialities of a mechanical thesaurus. In R. Ferre (Ed.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis, ICFCA, 284-298. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01815-2_21
This paper revisits the lattice-based thesaurus models which Margaret Masterman used for machine translation in the 1950’s and 60’s. Masterman’s notions are mapped onto modern...
The semantic structure of Roget’s Thesaurus cross-references.
Old, L. J. (2009)
The semantic structure of Roget’s Thesaurus cross-references. In U. Priss, & G. Angelova (Eds.), Conceptual Structures for Extracting Natural Language Semantics
This study analyzed a database version of Roget’s Thesaurus (Roget’s International Thesaurus, 3rd Edition, 1962) for connectivity patterns among cross-references in order to i...
Lattice-based modelling of thesauri.
Priss, U. & Old, L. J. (2007)
Lattice-based modelling of thesauri
This paper revisits ideas about the use of lattices as underlying conceptual structures in information retrieval and machine translation as suggested by researchers in the 195...