Finding Relationships between Synsets

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Anonymous
2003-07-17
2003-11-11
  • Anonymous - 2003-07-17

    Hi,
    I'm having a problem finding relatinoships between synset. Most relationships work fine, but trying to locate something between 'staff' and 'Deliverer' for example doesn't find anything from the senses I expect, instead I can only find relationships between staff (building material) and deliverer.

    Is this simply because those relationships don't exist in Wordnet, am i looking for the wrong types of relatinoships, or have I done something else wrong.

    I can't believe that Wordnet doesn't have a link from 'staff' (personnel) to 'deliverer'. I can do it indirectly from finding relationships between staff-> personnel, personnel -> person, person -> deliverer. But why doesn't wordnet find it?

    Is there anyway of searching relationships irrespective of the relation type (search all, rather than hypernym, hyponym etc etc)

    Thanks in advance

    Benjy Thomasson
    bjt98@aber.ac.uk

     
    • John Didion

      John Didion - 2003-11-11

      I cannot find a relationship between personnel and person. If you can find this relationship, please send me the offsets of the synsets. Thanks,

      John

       

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