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Hypertext and the Oxford English dictionary

By Darrell,R. Raymond, Frank,WM. Tompa

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 31 No. 7, Pages 871-879

Hypertext databases can be produced by converting existing text documents to electronic form. The basic task in conversion is identification of fragments. We illustrate that this is not always a straightforward process with an analysis of the Oxford English Dictionary.

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