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homonym

Biology a name for a species or genus that should be unique but has been used for two or more different organisms
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This paper provides a contribution in this setting and proposes an approach for uniformly extracting synonymies, hyponymies, overlappings and homonymies from a set of XML Schemas.
It is worth pointing out that, in the past, we have proposed some algorithms for deriving synonymies and homonymies specifically conceived to operate on XML Schemas [5].
2 Derivation of synonymies, hyponymies, overlappings and homonymies