Beyond Corpus Lookup : Towards Heuristic Reasoning with Text

@inproceedings{ParitoshBeyondCL,
  title={Beyond Corpus Lookup : Towards Heuristic Reasoning with Text},
  author={Praveen Paritosh}
}
Both knowledge-based and text-based approaches to question answering suffer from brittleness. Text-based approaches use existing corpora like the web to answer a broad array of questions. However, most of these systems rely on corpus lookup. They have limited abilities to combine information from multiple sources, draw inferences, double check and explain answers. Knowledge-based systems can make sophisticated inferences, however, currently there exists no knowledge base that is broad enough to… CONTINUE READING