Building a Generation Knowledge Source using Internet-Accessible Newswire

  title={Building a Generation Knowledge Source using Internet-Accessible Newswire},
  author={Dragomir R. Radev and Kathleen McKeown},
In this paper, we describe a method for automatic creation of a knowledge source for text generation using information extraction over the Internet. We present a prototype system called PROFILE which uses a client-server architecture to extract noun-phrase descriptions of entities such as people, places, and organizations. The system serves two purposes: as an information extraction tool, it allows users to search for textual descriptions of entities; as a utility to generate functional… CONTINUE READING
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