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Knowledge-Based Weak Supervision for Information Extraction of Overlapping Relations

@inproceedings{Hoffmann2011KnowledgeBasedWS,
  title={Knowledge-Based Weak Supervision for Information Extraction of Overlapping Relations},
  author={Raphael Hoffmann and Congle Zhang and Xiao Ling and Luke Zettlemoyer and Daniel S. Weld},
  booktitle={ACL},
  year={2011}
}
Information extraction (IE) holds the promise of generating a large-scale knowledge base from the Web's natural language text. [] Key Method We apply our model to learn extractors for NY Times text using weak supervision from Free-base. Experiments show that the approach runs quickly and yields surprising gains in accuracy, at both the aggregate and sentence level.

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