AAAI Publications, Twenty-Second International FLAIRS Conference

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Are Ontologies Involved in Natural Language Processing?
Maryvonne Abraham

Last modified: 2009-04-01


For certain disable persons unable to communicate, we present a palliative aid which consists of a virtual pictographic keyboard associated to a text processing from a pictographic scripture. Words and the grammar are given as pictograms. The pictographic lexicon must be organized following the mental lexicon of the user to propose the pictograms of grammar in order to facilitate his (her) task of writing. We discuss the utility of ontologies in the organization of lexicons and in the building of texts.


Natural Language Processing; pictographic scripture; organization of pictographic lexicon.

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