Automatic Extraction and Linking of Person Names In Legal Text

@inproceedings{Dozier2000AutomaticEA,
  title={Automatic Extraction and Linking of Person Names In Legal Text},
  author={Christopher Dozier and Robert Haschart},
  booktitle={RIAO},
  year={2000}
}
This paper describes an application that creates hypertext links in text from named individuals to personal biographies. Our system creates these links by extracting MUC-style templates from text and linking them to biographical information in a relational database. The linking technique we use is based on a naïve Bayesian inference network. In particular, our application involves the extraction of attorney and judge names from American caselaw and the creation of links between the names and a… CONTINUE READING