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In this paper a social network is extracted from a literary text. The social network shows, how frequent the characters interact and how similar their social behavior is. Two types of similarity measures are used: the first applies co-occurrence statistics, while the second exploits cosine similarity on different types of word embedding vectors. The results(More)
This paper presents a method to integrate external knowledge sources such as DBpedia and OpenCyc into an ontology learning system that automatically suggests labels for unknown relations in domain ontologies based on large corpora of unstructured text. The method extracts and aggregates verb vectors from semantic relations identified in the corpus. It(More)
The identification and labelling of non-hierarchical relations are among the most challenging tasks in ontology learning. This paper describes a bottom-up approach for automatically suggesting ontology link types. The presented method extracts verb vectors from semantic relations identified in the domain corpus, aggregates them by computing centroids for(More)
Although ontologies are central to the Semantic Web, current ontology learning methods primarily make use of a single evidence source and are agnostic in their internal representations to the evolution of ontology knowledge. This article presents a continuous ontology learning framework that overcomes these shortcomings by integrating evidence from(More)
Recent research shows the potential of utilizing data collected through Web 2.0 applications to capture changes in a domain's terminology. This paper presents an approach to augment corpus-based ontology learning by considering terms from collaborative tagging systems, social networking platforms, and micro-blogging services. The proposed framework collects(More)
Semantic Web technologies in general and ontologybased approaches in particular are considered the foundation for the next generation of information services. While ontologies enable software agents to exchange knowledge and information in a standardised, intelligent manner, describing todays vast amount of information in terms of ontological knowledge and(More)
Recent research shows the potential of utilizing data collected through Web 2.0 applications to capture domain evolution. Relying on external data sources, however, often introduces delays due to the time spent retrieving data from these sources. The method introduced in this paper streamlines the data acquisition process by applying optimal stopping(More)
This paper presents the 'Media Watch on Climate Change', an interactive Web portal that combines a portfolio of semantic services with a visual interface based on tightly coupled views. The interface enables users to access a repository of environmental knowledge, built by crawling about 300,000 news media articles in weekly intervals. Tagging services(More)
Crowdsourcing techniques have been shown to provide effective means for solving a variety of ontology engineering problems. Yet, they are mainly being used as external means to ontology engineering , without being closely integrated into the work of ontology engineers. In this paper we investigate how to closely integrate crowdsourcing into ontology(More)