About Dante


Dante was designed and created
by the Lexicography MasterClass for Foras na Gaeilge

The corpus was queried
using the Sketch Engine from Lexical Computing Ltd.

The database was compiled
in the Dictionary Production System from IDM

Lexicography MasterClass logoThe Lexicography MasterClass is a UK company specializing in lexicography and lexical computing. LexMC runs training courses, advises on corpora and lexicographic software, and provides a complete project-management service for lexicographic projects, from conception to delivery. LexMC’s Directors are: Sue Atkins, Adam Kilgarriff and Michael Rundell. Atkins and Rundell are the authors of The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography.
Contact details: info@lexmasterclass.com

Foras na Gaeilge logoForas na Gaeilge is the body responsible for the promotion of the Irish language throughout the whole island of Ireland. Dante was commissioned by Foras na Gaeilge in 2008 as the first stage of the development of a modern bilingual dictionary, the New English-Irish Dictionary, due for completion at the end of 2012. The NEID editor is Pádraig Ó Mianáin and the project manager is Cathal Convery.
Contact details: focloir@forasnagaeilge.ie

Lexical Computing Ltd. logoLexical Computing Ltd. is the UK company which developed the Sketch Engine, a leading-edge corpus query system incorporating word sketches, concordances, and a distributional thesaurus. A word sketch is an automatic, corpus-derived summary of a word’s grammatical and collocational behaviour. The company also offers consultancy and corpus-development services. LCL Directors are: Adam Kilgarriff, Pavel Rychlý and Diana McCarthy.
Contact details: inquiries@sketchengine.co.uk

Ingénierie Diffusion Multimédia logoIDM (Ingénierie Diffusion Multimédia) is a French company providing software development services to electronic information users and suppliers. Its services include the creation of database solutions, and the development of internet, intranet and e-commerce applications. Its CEO is: Philippe Climent.
Contact details: info@idm.fr