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Re: Release of BabelNet 4.0

From: Jean-Marc Vanel <jeanmarc.vanel@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 12:03:13 +0100
Message-ID: <CANwvFKDa1qOPO1q04jXYpKJ84acmyfXG9CGto8kh_iv7V0m6zg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Roberto Navigli <navigli@di.uniroma1.it>, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>
Could you remind how BabelNet does fit in LOD technology ?

It is clear that BabelNet reuses some data sources, and makes some
alignements.
But from the point of view of data consumers, how do we get the triples ?
SPARQL server ?
RDF API ?

Let's take a concrete example : the plant Dianthus caryophyllus :
http://live.babelnet.org/synset?word=bn:00016128n&details=1&lang=FR&orig=oeillet

Is there a corresponding URL for the data ?

Another question: is the source code available ( the HTML server, the
alignment tool ) ?



2018-02-28 8:36 GMT+01:00 Roberto Navigli <navigli@di.uniroma1.it>:

> =============================
>
>    RELEASE OF BABELNET 4.0
>
>                http://babelnet.org
>
> =============================
>
> We are proud to announce the release of a new major version of BabelNet
> <http://babelnet.org> and its API, developed jointly by the Linguistic
> Computing Laboratory <http://lcl.uniroma1.it> of the Sapienza University
> of Rome under the supervision of prof. Roberto Navigli
> <http://wwwusers.di.uniroma1.it/~navigli/>, and Babelscape
> <http://babelscape.com>, a Sapienza startup company providing innovative
> solutions for multilingual NLP. BabelNet -- winner of the prominent paper
> award 2017 from the Artificial Intelligence Journal and the META prize
> 2015, and covered in media such as The Guardian
> <https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/feb/23/oxford-english-dictionary-can-worlds-biggest-dictionary-survive-internet>
> and Time magazine
> <http://wwwusers.di.uniroma1.it/~navigli/img/Redefining_the_modern_dictionary.png>
> -- is today’s most far-reaching multilingual resource which, according to
> need, can be used as an encyclopedic dictionary, or a semantic network or
> a huge knowledge base. BabelNet was created by means of the seamless
> interlinking and integration of the largest multilingual Web encyclopedia -
> i.e., Wikipedia - with the most popular computational lexicon of English -
> i.e., WordNet, and other lexical semantic resources such as Wiktionary,
> OmegaWiki, Wikidata, Wikipedia infoboxes, dozens of wordnets, Wikiquote,
> FrameNet, VerbNet, Microsoft Terminology, GeoNames, and ImageNet. BabelNet
> provides multilingual synsets, i.e., concepts and named entities
> lexicalized in many languages and connected with large amounts of semantic
> relations.
>
> Version 4.0 comes with the following features:
>
>
>    -
>
>    284 languages now covered
>    -
>
>    Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Wikidata and OmegaWiki have been updated thanks
>    to BabelNet live <http://live.babelnet.org>, a continuously-growing
>    resource with daily updates from all the sources that go to make it up
>    -
>
>    Better sense inventory thanks to the manual validation of thousands of
>    mappings
>    -
>
>    All existing wordnets updated
>    -
>
>    New wordnets integrated for Gaelic, Portuguese and Korean
>    -
>
>    Improved treatment of Chinese
>    -
>
>    2 million new multilingual synsets (from 14 in v3.7 to 16 million
>    synsets in v4)
>    -
>
>    832 million senses (was 745 million Babel senses in v3.7, increasing
>    language coverage considerably)
>    -
>
>    Improved management of open wordnets that are now stored with their
>    individual licenses
>    -
>
>    Improved version of the Java and HTTP RESTful API (
>    http://babelnet.org/download). The Java API comes with reengineered
>    interfaces and classes, additional methods for Java 8 and a Java 9-ready
>    packaging, support of the latest version of Lucene. Universal POS tags are
>    now adopted, paving the way to synsets for closed-class words. A brand-new
>    Python API is under development with the same interface as the Java API.
>
>
> More statistics are available at: <http://babelnet.org/stats.jsp>
> http://babelnet.org/stats.
>
> We are organizing a two-day summer school
> <http://live.babelnet.org/search?word=summer+school&lang=EN> and hackathon
> <http://live.babelnet.org/synset?word=hackathon&lang=EN&details=1&orig=hackathon>,
> with tutorials, interactive sessions and presentations targeting
> computational linguists, computer scientists, linguists and, more in
> general, BabelNet fans. We are gathering interest and preferences: if you
> are potentially interested, just fill in the form
> <https://goo.gl/forms/vbHXLmiwQ6RQtR433>! The workshop will be held
> either in Rome or Venice (to be decided: vote for it!).
>
> Kind regards,
>
> The BabelNet team
>
>
> --
> =====================================
> Roberto Navigli
> Dipartimento di Informatica
> Sapienza University of Rome
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> =====================================
>



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