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Citing GermaNet

GermaNet is freely available for academic research under the GermaNet Data Academic Research License Agreement. It is necessary for academic users of GermaNet to properly cite GermaNet in any publication that is based on the GermaNet data.

To refer to the GermaNet resource itself in any such publications, please cite both of the following two papers:

  • Hamp, Birgit and Helmut Feldweg. "GermaNet - a Lexical-Semantic Net for German." Proceedings of the ACL workshop Automatic Information Extraction and Building of Lexical Semantic Resources for NLP Applications. Madrid, 1997.

  • Henrich, Verena and Erhard Hinrichs. "GernEdiT - The GermaNet Editing Tool". Proceedings of the Seventh Conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010). Valletta, Malta, May 2010, pp. 2228-2235.
    [Download: http://www.lrec-conf.org/proceedings/lrec2010/pdf/264_Paper.pdf]

To refer to the nominal compounds included in GermaNet in publications, please cite the following paper:

  • Henrich, Verena and Erhard Hinrichs. "Determining Immediate Constituents of Compounds in GermaNet." Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2011). Hissar, Bulgaria, Sept 2011, pp 420-426.
    [Download: http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/R11-1058]

To refer to the GermaNet-Wiktionary mapping and the harvested definitions, please cite the following paper:

  • Henrich, Verena, Erhard Hinrichs, and Tatiana Vodolazova. "Aligning GermaNet Senses with Wiktionary Sense Definitions." Human Language Technology: Challenges for Computer Science and Linguistics. Eds. Zygmunt Vetulani and Joseph Mariani. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Vol. 8387, 2014, pp. 329-342.
    [Download: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-08958-4_27]

To refer to the sense-annotated corpus WebCAGe, please cite the following paper:

  • Henrich, Verena, Erhard Hinrichs, and Tatiana Vodolazova: "WebCAGe - A Web-Harvested Corpus Annotated with GermaNet Senses." Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2012). Avignon, France, April 2012, pp. 387-396.
    [Download: http://aclweb.org/anthology/E/E12/E12-1039.pdf]

To refer to the sense-annotated TüBa-D/Z treebank, please cite the following paper:

  • Henrich, Verena, and Erhard Hinrichs. "Consistency of Manual Sense Annotation and Integration into the TüBa-D/Z Treebank." Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT13). Tübingen, Germany, December 2014, pp. 62-74.
    [Download: http://tlt13.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/tlt13-proceedings.pdf]

We kindly ask scholars who mention GermaNet in their publication to follow the same citation guidelines.