Application for Use of The Academia Sinica Bilingual Ontological Database

The Academia Sinica Bilingual Ontological Database ( is a Chinese-English bilingual ontological database covering 110,000 Chinese terms. This database is developed based on the frame of SUMO (Suggested Upper Merged Ontology,, owned by IEEE) and language usage in Taiwan. The information provided in this database includes Chinese-English bilingual ontological structure and concept content and the integration of Chinese language information and ontology. Based on the language usage and lexical information, this database provides an infrastructure of knowledge planning and management. This database enables information from different sources to become inter-operable. The copyright of all original English content in SUMO is owned and authorized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. All original Chinese content is developed under the project of Linguistic Anchoring of Digital Archives: Reference Resources Construction and Implementation Services (NSC94-2422-H-001-009-), sponsored by National Science Council and executed by Academia Sinica. The copyright of the Academia Sinica Bilingual Ontological Database belongs to Academia Sinica. All open source data are stored both in plain text and XML format. 

Please complete the required documents as below and send them to ACLCLP at the following address:

The Association for Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing
℅Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica
128, Sec. 2, Academic Rd., Nankang, Taipei 115, Taiwan

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