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Corpus Exploitation from Wikipedia for Ontology Construction

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Corpus Exploitation from Wikipedia for Ontology Construction
Ontology construction usually requires a domain-specific corpus for building corresponding concept hierarchy. The domain corpus must have a good coverage of domain knowledge. Wikipedia(Wiki), the world's largest online encyclopaedic knowledge source, is open-content, collaboratively edited, and free of charge. It covers millions of articles and still keeps on expanding continuously. These characteristics make Wiki a good candidate as domain corpus resource in ontology construction. However, the selected article collection must have considerable quality and quantity. In this paper, a novel approach is proposed to identify articles in Wiki as domain-specific corpus by using available classification information in Wiki pages. The main idea is to generate a domain hierarchy from the hyperlinked pages of Wiki. Only articles strongly linked to this hierarchy are selected as the domain corpus. The proposed approach makes use of linked category information in Wiki pages to produce the hi...
Gaoying Cui, Qin Lu, Wenjie Li, Yi-Rong Chen
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where LREC
Authors Gaoying Cui, Qin Lu, Wenjie Li, Yi-Rong Chen
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