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Template-driven information extraction for populating ontologies

Vargas-Vera, Maria, Dominque, John, Kalfoglou, Yannis, Motta, Enrico and Buckingham-Schum, Simon (2001) Template-driven information extraction for populating ontologies At IJCAI'01 Workshop on Ontology Learning.

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We address the integration of information extraction(IE) and ontologies. In particular, using an ontology to aid the IE process, and using the IE results to help populate the ontology. We perform IE by means of domain specific templates and the lightweight use of Natural Language Processing(NLP) techniques. Our main goal is to learn information from texts by the use of templates and in this way to alleviate the main bottleneck in creating knowledge-base systems that is "the extraction of knowledge". Our domain of study is "KMi Planet", a Web-based news server for communication of stories between members in our institute. The main goals of our system are to classify an incoming story, obtain the relevant objects within the story, deduce the relationships between them, and to populate the ontology. Furthermore, we aim to do this with minimal help from the user.

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Published date: 2001
Additional Information: Event Dates: August 2001
Venue - Dates: IJCAI'01 Workshop on Ontology Learning, 2001-08-01
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science


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Date deposited: 17 Feb 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:12

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Author: Maria Vargas-Vera
Author: John Dominque
Author: Yannis Kalfoglou
Author: Enrico Motta
Author: Simon Buckingham-Schum

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