Metamodel for lexical data

Type of document:
International Standard (under review)
Organization:
ISO TC/37
Year:
2008 (reconfirmed in 2012)
Description:
ISO 24613, "Lexical Markup Framework (LMF)," describes a metamodel for representing data in lexical databases used with monolingual and multilingual computer applications. LMF provides mechanisms that allow the development and integration of a variety of electronic lexical resource types. These mechanisms will present existing lexicons as far as possible. If this is impossible, problematic information will be identified and isolated.
Workflow stage:
1.7, 1.9, 1.14, 2.4, 2.10
Business value:
LMF provides a common model for the creation and use of large scale lexical resources, to facilitate interchange and resuse. This standard would be beneficial to any organization that develops lexical resources.
Web site:
www.iso.org/iso/home/store/catalogue_tc/catalogue_detail.htm?csnumber=37327

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