Rule-based reference resolution for unrestricted text using part-of- speech tagging and noun phrase parsing.

@inproceedings{Williams2003RulebasedRR,
  title={Rule-based reference resolution for unrestricted text using part-of- speech tagging and noun phrase parsing.},
  author={Sandra Williams and Mark Harvey and Keith Alan Preston},
  year={2003}
}
This paper describes an experimental syntactic rule-based method for reference resolution in unrestricted texts. References can be resolved automatically and this overcomes a major hurdle in text analysis and provides a key advantage in text `understanding' and information extraction. A shortcoming of systems that locate and extract sentences from unrestricted text to help people assimilate information, and cope with `information overload', arises from references to sentences not present in the… CONTINUE READING

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