[Corpora-List] Network analysis

Yorick Wilks Yorick at dcs.shef.ac.uk
Tue Nov 11 18:06:16 CET 2008

Schvaneveldt, Macdonald, Plate and others applied Pathfinder network analysis t the lDOCE dictionary in New Mexico back in the 1980s and turned it into a WSD device (and commercialised it I think). described in many places including: The role of lexicons in natural language processing Full text Pdf (625 KB) Source Communications of the ACM archive Volume 39 , Issue 1 (January 1996) table of contents Pages: 63 - 72 Year of Publication: 1996 ISSN:0001-0782 Authors Louise Guthrie Lockheed Martin Text Exploitation Group James Pustejovsky Brandeis Univ., Waltham Yorick Wilks Univ. Sheffield, Sheffield, UK Brian M. Slator Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL Publisher ACM New York, NY, USA Bibliometrics Downloads (6 Weeks): 8, Downloads (12 Months): 106, Citation Count: 3

Yorick Wilks

On 11 Nov 2008, at 16:13, Bob Parks wrote:

> Greetings:
> I want to perform a network analysis on a dictionary, to see if the
> relation among words is a "small worlds" network. Can anyone
> recommend software? Anyone interested in helping?
> Thanks,
> Bob
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