Project Title: PATRILEX HUM2005-07260.
Documentary search about cultural heritage based on multilingual lexical resources
Funding Body: CICYT
Duration: January 1, 2006 - December 31, 2008
Description: The goal of this proposal is
the definition of a Methodology and the development of tools to support the creation of multilingual lexical resources for information
retrieval applications in multilingual environments. Also, lexical resources in the field of Cultural Heritage will be created consisting
of a multilingual Thesaurus where semantic relations will be defined in order to determine the subjacent context in a query. The
final system would be a search system based on keyword user entries able to determine the context of the query and able to
establish the correspondence with other languages. It would permit to write a query in Spanish Language and to obtain documents
in some languages but according to the query. The languages of the multilingual Thesaurus will be Spanish, English and Russian
and the real testing environment the web site of the General Sub direction of Cultural Heritage today only in Spanish Language. The
methodology will emphasize in the extensibility to new languages of the proposed method.