A Graphical WordNet Browser

wnbrowser is a tool for visually browsing the WordNet lexical database of English. Words are displayed as a graph, which can be interactively expanded to discover related words and concepts.

Screenshot of the wnbrowser application

Downloading and Running

  1. Download wnbrowser here
  2. Download WordNet and Java
  3. Type:
    java -Dwordnet.database.dir=<WordNet dict directory> -jar wnbrowser.jar

Source Code

wnbrowser is written in the Scala language using the JUNG Graph visualization library and the JAWS Java WordNet API.

The source code may be downloaded by clicking this link. This code is released using the same BSD license as JUNG.