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Domain-Specific English-To-Spanish Translation of FrameNet

Mario Crespo Miguel; Paul Buitelaar
In: Proc. 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2008), May 28-30, Marrakech, Morocco, ELRA, 2008.


This paper is motivated by the demand for more linguistic resources for the study of languages and the improvement of those already existing. The first step in our work is the selection of the most significant frames in the English FrameNet according to a representative medical corpus. These frames were subsequently attached to different EuroWordNet synsets and translated into Spanish. Results show how the translation was made with high accuracy (95.9 % of correct words). In addition to that, the original English lexical units were augmented with new units by 120%