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Re: [ontolog-forum] What words mean

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Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 13:47:54 -0000
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Dear John,    (01)

I don't follow this.    (02)

> Interesting point:  In our work at VivoMind, we have found that
> Roget's _Thesaurus_ is more useful than WordNet for representing
> emotional terms and value judgments.  Since we use a partial ordering
> rather than a tree, we can treat the Roget classifications as the
> equivalent of WordNet synsets in a large partial ordering.    (03)

I thought a tree structure was a partial ordering. What do you see as
the difference between a tree and a partial ordering?    (04)

Regards    (05)

Matthew West
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