Wellington Franco

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This paper presents a semi-automated method for the acquisition of common-sense and inferentialist concepts in Portuguese. Its innovative feature is a module of reasoning over the pre-existing knowledge that aims to offer original content to the user, helping in the expression of semantic relationships and validation of new concepts. This reasoning process(More)
Ranking is an important task in information retrieval and has gained much attention in recent years. Among the most used strategies, machine learning has achieved important results. The current work proposes a new machine learning based ranking algorithm, the MLM-RANK. MLM-RANK is based on the recently proposed Minimal Learning Machine (MLM). MLM is a(More)
This paper presents a semi-automated method for the acquisition of common sense and inferentialist concepts in Portuguese. Its innovative feature is a module of reasoning over the existing knowledge that aims to offer original content to the user helping in the expression of semantic relationships and validation of new concepts. This reasoning process is(More)
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