• Computer Science
  • Published in AKBC-WEKEX@NAACL-HLT 2012

Constructing a Textual KB from a Biology TextBook

  title={Constructing a Textual KB from a Biology TextBook},
  author={Peter Clark and Philip Harrison and Niranjan Balasubramanian and Oren Etzioni},
As part of our work on building a "knowledgeable textbook" about biology, we are developing a textual question-answering (QA) system that can answer certain classes of biology questions posed by users. In support of that, we are building a "textual KB" - an assembled set of semi-structured assertions based on the book - that can be used to answer users' queries, can be improved using global consistency constraints, and can be potentially validated and corrected by domain experts. Our approach… CONTINUE READING

Figures and Topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper