Figure 5: Result of /edr/synset/definition/the capital of France/.
Figure 6: Result of /pwd/word/form-pos/bank-n/?synset by index=2.
want the conceptual system as a part of the dictionary sys- tem. Therefore, this paper argues that the proposed revision of LMF should be considered, given a situation where in- nately bilingual/multilingual lexicons like EDR are to be modeled and represented.
6. Related Work
Access to PWN via a REST-style Web service was firstly described in (Assem et al., 2006)7, where the authors dis- cusses a URI format and a content representation schema in
7They however do not use the term ”REST.”
RDF/OWL. Our proposal was in part inspired by their URI proposal: for example, to designate a synset by hyphenated triples of word-form, part-of-speech, and sense number.
Soria et al. (2006) presented an architecture where dis- tributed wordnets are linked via the central ILI (Inter- Lingual Index), and proposed a set of three Web API meth- ods that a local wordnet has to provide. Among them, the functionalities provided by GetSynsetById and GetSynsetByLemma are also supported by the proposed Web service, while GetWeightedSynsetsByIli which returns a set of synsets associated with an ILI record