Tom McArthur and Globalex

Ilan Kernerman In the end of 1997 and much of 1998, I had the good fortune to collaborate with Tom McArthur on editing Lexicography in Asia. Tom offered to co-edit when I asked for his paper from the Dictionaries in Asia Conference, which he didn’t have but proposed to rewrite as an introduction to the …

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GlobaLex update

Status The Global Alliance for Lexicography (GlobaLex) is undergoing registration as a non-profit organization in Leiden, the Netherlands by the representatives of its five founding continental lexicography associations who currently serve on the Management Committee (MC), as follows. African Association for Lexicography (AFRILEX). Dion Nkomo Asian Association for Lexicography (ASIALEX). Ilan Kernerman, MC Chair Australasian …

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SuperMemo

Based in Poznań, Poland, and part of the PWN Group, SuperMemo World is an e-learning publisher with over 25 years of experience in algorithm-based services and content for language learning. It has been at the forefront of long-term human memory research and it specializes in designing vocabulary courses that optimize language acquisition and word retention. …

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Understanding English Dictionaries: The first MOOC about lexicography

Michael Rundell For those who aren’t familiar with the subject, a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is a way of delivering educational content via the web to an unlimited number of participants, and courses are typically free. MOOCs have been around for some time. Lancaster University’s well-regarded corpus linguistics MOOC, for example, was launched as …

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Internet lexicography at the Leibniz-Institute for the German Language

 Stefan Engelberg, Annette Klosa-Kückelhaus and Carolin Müller-Spitzer 1. Introduction Over ten years ago, Ilan Kernerman has invited us to write an article about lexicography at the Department of Lexical Studies at the Leibniz-Institute for the German Language in Mannheim (IDS). We wrote about the tenets of Internet lexicography at our institute, about the dictionaries we …

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ELEXIS: Technical and social infrastructure for lexicography

Anna Woldrich, Teja Goli, Iztok Kosem, Ondřej Matuška And Tanja Wissik Since the European lexicographic community was brought together by the European Network of e-Lexicography (ENeL) COST action in 2013–2017, the following needs have become apparent: the flow of broader and more systematic exchange of expertise, the establishment of common standards and solutions, the development …

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Applying the OntoLex-lemon lexicography module to K Dictionaries’ multilingual data

Dorielle Lonke And Julia Bosque Gil Inroduction In recent years, K Dictionaries (KD) has been working on representing its multilingual lexicographic resources in Linked Data (LD) format (Bizer et al. 2011), adhering to the RDF Ontolex-lemon model for lexical resources (cf. McCrae et al. 2017). The latest iteration, which began in 2019, follows two previous …

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NexusLinguarum: European network for Web-centred linguistic data science

Jorge Gracia The kickoff meeting of the newly created ’European network for Web-centred linguistic data science‘ (NexusLinguarum in its short name) took place in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 October 2019. The meeting brought together representatives of the 33 countries constituting the initial network to discuss the objectives, the plans for implementing the different networking tools, …

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