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Linguistically Light Lexical Extensions for Ontologies

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Linguistically Light Lexical Extensions for Ontologies
An increasing number of enterprises are beginning to include semantic web ontologies into their Information Extraction (IE) and Text Analytics (TA) applications. This can be challenging for a TA group wishing to avail of semantic web ontologies due to the manual effort of retargeting and tailoring language resources within the TA system to a new domain to meet customer needs. A lightweight lexical layer within an ontology offers a solution to this problem. Furthermore, the identification of class instances within unstructured text for either the purposes of ontology population or semantic annotation are usually limited to term mentions of proper noun, personal noun or fixed key phrases within Text Analytics or Ontology Based Information Extraction (OBIE) applications. These systems do not generalise to cope with compound nominal classes of multi word expressions. LEON, a set of Lexical Extensions for Ontologies offers a solution to this problem. We describe LEON, which encodes light l...
Brian Davis, Siegfried Handschuh, Alexander Trouss
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Updated 29 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2008
Where LREC
Authors Brian Davis, Siegfried Handschuh, Alexander Troussov, John Judge, Mikhail Sogrin
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