Automatically Extracting Procedural Knowledge from Instructional Texts using Natural Language Processing

@inproceedings{Zhang2012AutomaticallyEP,
  title={Automatically Extracting Procedural Knowledge from Instructional Texts using Natural Language Processing},
  author={Ziqi Zhang and Philip Webster and Victoria S. Uren and Andrea Varga and Fabio Ciravegna},
  booktitle={LREC},
  year={2012}
}
Procedural knowledge is the knowledge required to perform certain tasks, and forms an important part of expertise. A major source of procedural knowledge is natural language instructions. While these readable instructions have been useful learning resources for human, they are not interpretable by machines. Automatically acquiring procedural knowledge in machine interpretable formats from instructions has become an increasingly popular research topic due to their potential applications in… CONTINUE READING

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