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Subject: Natural language
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Linguistics Markup Language (LGML) is an XML-based framework for describing the syntax and semantics of natural languages.


  • LGML uses many tag sets to annotate one piece of text for compatibility with different applications.
  • Annotating semantic information about words. For example, using WordNet synset number to identify the meaning of a word. Again, this is flexible to allow any type of semantic annotation.
  • Having it XML-based allows it to be embedded with different types of XML-based documents, such as e-books, for easy information retrieval.

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