WordNet PortControl

WordNet PortControl - CLG-Controlled Portuguese

Funding: Instituto Camões
Research Unit: CLUL
Period: 2009– 2011 (extended to 2012)

General goals

creating a Controlled Portuguese for Machine Translation and for Portuguese teaching/learning (as a second language, as a non-elementary foreign language, and as mother language);
designing and implementing a computational tool for automatic verification of texts in real time, detecting problematic vocabulary and structures in terms of processing, while simultaneously presenting alternative solutions to the user;
obtaining the following tangible results:
        a Controlled Portuguese, named CLG-Controlled Portuguese;
        a computational application for filling in gaps in the user's linguistic knowledge, named WordNet PortControl checker.