Distilling information from text: the EDS TemplateFiller system

@inproceedings{Shuldberg1993DistillingIF,
  title={Distilling information from text: the EDS TemplateFiller system},
  author={H. Kelly Shuldberg and Melissa Macpherson and Pete Humphrey and Jamii K. Corley},
  year={1993}
}
A system is described which digests large volumes of text, filtering out irrelevant articles and distilling the remainder into templates that represent information from the articles in simple slot/filler pairs. The system is highly modular in that it consists of a series of programs, each of which contributes information to the text to help in the final analysis of determining which strings constitute valid values for the slots in the template. This modular design has the dual advantage of… CONTINUE READING

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