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International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems

Professor Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay

Exeley Inc. (New York)

Subject: Computational Science & Engineering, Engineering, Electrical & Electronic


eISSN: 1178-5608



VOLUME 6 , ISSUE 2 (April 2013) > List of articles


Fei Zhang * / Wuying Liu * / Yude Bi *

Keywords : Ontology construction, WordNet, semantics similarity, core ontology, auxiliary resource.

Citation Information : International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems. Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 630-647, DOI:

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Received Date : 12-December-2012 / Accepted: 22-March-2013 / Published Online: 10-March-2013



The problem of WordNet-based ontology construction was widely investigated and many effective methods have been proposed in China. The utilizations of the hierarchy structure of WordNet, the digraph structure of WordNet and auxiliary resources are main measures in the methods. Usually, the methods are facing three fundamental difficulties, the computation of semantic similarity, the construction of core ontology and the development of auxiliary resources. Through our reviews of previous researches, we find several inadequacies such as low utilization ratio of WordNet and the lack of standardized evaluation and give some suggestions for future works.

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