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Subject: Updates on the GOLD Ontology
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Dear LINGUIST List Subscribers,
My name is Matthew Lahrman; as current GOLD (General Ontology for
Linguistic Description) Team Leader, I would like to share with
you the developments of the GOLD Ontology (http://linguistics-ontology.org/).
Over the past year, we've expanded GOLD to include many more
definitions, examples, and usage notes that illustrate a wide
variety of linguistic concepts and constructions. To continue
to add to the functionality of GOLD, we have just completed a
workshop at the LSA 2011 with a panel of experts in different
areas on both linguistic terminology and ontologies. We look
forward to implementing new ideas to strengthen this resource,
and ask that you make a donation to help us continue developing
the GOLD Ontology:
We are currently using GOLD as a standard for marking lexicons
in our LEGO project and continue to seek implementers to test
and improve our ontology. As the GOLD ontology continues to
grow and be refined according to current standards in the field
of linguistics, your donations will allow us to maintain this
linguistic resource. Please donate to aid projects like GOLD-
every contribution is significant:
GOLD Team Leader
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