Data Mining on Symbolic Knowledge Extracted from the Web

  title={Data Mining on Symbolic Knowledge Extracted from the Web},
  author={Rayid Ghani and Rosie Jones and Dunja Mladenic and Kamal Nigam and Se{\'a}n Slattery},
Informationextractorsandclassifiersoperatingon unrestricted,unstructuredtextsareanerrorfulsourceof largeamountsof potentially usefulinformation,especiallywhencombinedwith a crawler which automaticallyaugmentsthe knowledgebasefrom the world-wide web. At thesametime, thereis muchstructuredinformationon the World WideWeb. Wrappingtheweb-siteswhichprovidethiskindof informationprovideuswith asecondsourceof information;possibly lessup-to-date,but reliableas facts. We give a casestudyof combining… CONTINUE READING
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