Object Oriented Techniques for an Intelligent Multi-purpose English Language Dictionary System

Samia Yousif, Mansoor Al-A'ali

Abstract

This research utilizes the features of the Object Orientation (OO) to develop TOOT, a dictionary system containing English words, their Arabic meanings, associated actions, semantic relationships, inherited actions and attributes, exceptional relationships and semantics as well as other characteristics. TOOT utilizes OO major notions such as objects, classes, aggregation, inheritances, encapsulation and polymorphism. Each word in this dictionary system belongs to a class and may have one or more subclasses. Subclasses inherit all the public attributes and operations of their super class and this concept is utilized in all types of processing on the TOOT dictionary system. TOOT is a knowledge base and can be thought of as an intelligent language model which can be used for many purposes. This research shows how simple phrases can be generated or validated to be semantically correct. In the process of using OO UML to represent semantic knowledge, we have made enhancements and additions to UML itself.

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Yousif S. and Al-A'ali M. (2007). Object Oriented Techniques for an Intelligent Multi-purpose English Language Dictionary System . In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLPCS, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-97-9, pages 159-168. DOI: 10.5220/0002423801590168


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@conference{nlpcs07,
author={Samia Yousif and Mansoor Al-A'ali},
title={Object Oriented Techniques for an Intelligent Multi-purpose English Language Dictionary System},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLPCS, (ICEIS 2007)},
year={2007},
pages={159-168},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002423801590168},
isbn={978-972-8865-97-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLPCS, (ICEIS 2007)
TI - Object Oriented Techniques for an Intelligent Multi-purpose English Language Dictionary System
SN - 978-972-8865-97-9
AU - Yousif S.
AU - Al-A'ali M.
PY - 2007
SP - 159
EP - 168
DO - 10.5220/0002423801590168