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WikiWord is a system for building a Thesaurus by extracting lexical and semantic information from Wikipedia. It was originally developed for a diploma thesis at the University of Leipzig. Development is continued by Wikimedia Deutschland.

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Thesis

WikiWords has been developed as a diploma thesis:

Daniel Kinzler, Automatischer Aufbau eines multilingualen Thesaurus durch Extraktion semantischer und lexikalischer Relationen aus der Wikipedia, Diplomarbeit an der Abteilung für Automatische Sprachverarbeitung, Institut für Informatik, Universität Leipzig, 2008.


@mastersthesis{kinzler2008th,
  title = {Automatischer Aufbau eines multilingualen Thesaurus durch Extraktion semantischer und lexikalischer Relationen aus der Wikipedia},
  author = {Daniel Kinzler},
  note = {also avialable at http://lips.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/pub/2008-4},
  school = {Universität Leipzig},
  url = {http://brightbyte.de/DA/WikiWord.pdf},
  year = {2008},
  keywords = {named-entities relatedness thesaurus thesis translation wikipedia }
} 


The thesis is licensed under the GFDL, WikiWord is GPL software. All data taken or derived from wikipedia is GFDL.

A short (and a bit outdated) expose is at WikiWord/Expose (German).

A research paper in english is planned for the near future.

Papers

See also