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Open Information Extraction (Open IE) aims to obtain not predefined, domain-independent relations from text. This article introduces the Open IE research field, thoroughly discussing the main ideas and systems in the area as well as its main challenges and open issues. The paper describes an open extractor elaborated from the belief that it is not necessary(More)
This paper describes a proposal for Portuguese possessive pronominal anaphor (PPA) resolution, a problem little considered so far. Particularly, we address the problem of Portuguese 3rd person intrasentential PPAs seu/sua/seus/suas (his/her/their/its, for human and non-human subjects in English), which constitute 30% of pronominal occurrences in our corpus(More)
Open Information Extraction (Open IE) is a strategy for learning relations from texts, regardless the domain and without predefining these relations. Work in this area has focused mainly on verbal relations. In order to extend Open IE to extract relationships that are not expressed by verbs, we present a novel Open IE approach that extracts relations(More)
This work studies conceptual structures based on the Formal Concept Analysis method. We build these structures based on lexico-semantic information extracted from texts, among which we highlight the semantic roles. In our research, we propose ways to include semantic roles in concepts produced by this formal method. We analyze the contribution of semantic(More)