AAAI Publications, Twenty-Fourth International FLAIRS Conference

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EcoLexicon and FunGramKB: Applying COREL to Domain-Specific Knowledge
Pilar León Araúz, Arianne Reimerink

Last modified: 2011-03-20


EcoLexicon is a multilingual terminological knowledge base (TKB) on the environment. It is currently being converted into a domain-specific ontology, however, ontological properties are modelled according to surface semantics. For this reason, we are integrating our TKB in the form of a “satellite ontology” into FunGramKB, a multipurpose knowledge base specifically designed for natural language understanding. We explain how the dynamism of environmental concepts can benefit from a formal description in meaning postulates and their inclusion in FunGramKB Cognicon scripts. This would lead to the automatic generation of flexible conceptual networks and definitional templates across different contexts.

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