Automatic Acquisition of Domain Knowledge for Information Extraction

  title={Automatic Acquisition of Domain Knowledge for Information Extraction},
  author={Roman Yangarber and Ralph Grishman and Pasi Tapanainen and Silja Huttunen},
In developing an Infbrmation Extract ion tIE) system tbr a new class of events or relations, one of the major tasks is identifying the many ways in which these events or relations may be expressed in text. This has generally involved the manual analysis and, in some cases, the annotation of large quantities of text involving these events. This paper presents an alternative approach, based on an automatic discovery procedure, ExDIsCO, which identifies a set; of relewmt documents and a set of… CONTINUE READING
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