Last update: 10. June 2002
name: WordNet 1.7 http://www.cogsci.princeton.edu/~wn/
author: Christiane Fellbaum, George A. Miller, Randee Tengi, Pamela Wakefield
software format: own
number of categories: ?
number of search patterns: ?
WordNet is an online lexical reference system whose design is inspired by current psycholinguistic theories of human lexical memory. English nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are organized into synonym sets, each representing one underlying lexical concept. Different relations link the synonym sets.
Over the years, many people have contributed to the success of WordNet. At the present time, the following individuals at Princeton work on the continuing development of WordNet and applying it to research: