StatSnowball: a statistical approach to extracting entity relationships

  title={StatSnowball: a statistical approach to extracting entity relationships},
  author={Jun Zhu and Zaiqing Nie and Xiaojiang Liu and Bo Zhang and Ji-Rong Wen},
Traditional relation extraction methods require pre-specified relations and relation-specific human-tagged examples. Bootstrapping systems significantly reduce the number of training examples, but they usually apply heuristic-based methods to combine a set of strict hard rules, which limit the ability to generalize and thus generate a low recall. Furthermore, existing bootstrapping methods do not perform open information extraction (Open IE), which can identify various types of relations… CONTINUE READING
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