Modeling Biological Processes for Reading Comprehension

  title={Modeling Biological Processes for Reading Comprehension},
  author={Jonathan Berant and V. Srikumar and P. Chen and A. V. Linden and Brittany Harding and Brad Huang and Peter Clark and Christopher D. Manning},
  • Jonathan Berant, V. Srikumar, +5 authors Christopher D. Manning
  • Published in EMNLP 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Machine reading calls for programs that read and understand text, but most current work only attempts to extract facts from redundant web-scale corpora. [...] Key Method To answer the questions, we first predict a rich structure representing the process in the paragraph. Then, we map the question to a formal query, which is executed against the predicted structure. We demonstrate that answering questions via predicted structures substantially improves accuracy over baselines that use shallower representations.Expand Abstract

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