Visuwords: WordNet Goes Graphical

“WordNet is one of the best English language references
available, but its command-line and rather primitive graphical
interfaces don’t really do it justice. WordNet would greatly
benefit from a graphical front-end similar to Visual Thesaurus that
allows you to view and explore the connections between different
words. Fortunately, there is a tool that does exactly that.

“The problem is that words in WordNet are not treated as
separate items. Instead, English nouns, verbs, adjectives, and
adverbs are organized into synonym sets (synsets), each
representing one underlying lexical concept with accompanying
definitions and examples…”


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