Building a Dynamic Lexicon from a Digital Library

Bamman, David
Crane, Gregory

We describe here in detail our work toward creating a dynamic lexicon from the texts in a large digital library. By leveraging a small structured knowledge source (a 30,457 word treebank), we are able to extract selectional preferences for words from a 3.5 million word Latin corpus. This is promising news for low-resource languages and digital collections seeking to leverage a small human invest... read more

Digital libraries
Latin language
Latin language-data processing
Syntactic parsing
Natural language processing
Perseus Project
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