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CIKM
2009
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
Helping editors choose better seed sets for entity set expansion
Sets of named entities are used heavily at commercial search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing. Acquiring sets of entities typically consists of combining semi-supervised exp...
Vishnu Vyas, Patrick Pantel, Eric Crestan
ICDM
2008
IEEE
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9 years 10 months ago
Iterative Set Expansion of Named Entities Using the Web
Set expansion refers to expanding a partial set of “seed” objects into a more complete set. One system that does set expansion is SEAL (Set Expander for Any Language), which e...
Richard C. Wang, William W. Cohen
ACL
2010
9 years 2 months ago
Distributional Similarity vs. PU Learning for Entity Set Expansion
Distributional similarity is a classic technique for entity set expansion, where the system is given a set of seed entities of a particular class, and is asked to expand the set u...
Xiaoli Li, Lei Zhang, Bing Liu, See-Kiong Ng
EMNLP
2008
9 years 5 months ago
Automatic Set Expansion for List Question Answering
This paper explores the use of set expansion (SE) to improve question answering (QA) when the expected answer is a list of entities belonging to a certain class. Given a small set...
Richard C. Wang, Nico Schlaefer, William W. Cohen,...
EMNLP
2009
9 years 1 months ago
Character-level Analysis of Semi-Structured Documents for Set Expansion
Set expansion refers to expanding a partial set of "seed" objects into a more complete set. One system that does set expansion is SEAL (Set Expander for Any Language), w...
Richard C. Wang, William W. Cohen
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