TRW: description of the DEFT system as used for MUC-5

Abstract

For the past three years, TRW has been developing a text analysis tool called DEFT-Data Extraction from Text . Based on the Fast Data Finder (I'D I .), l)EF'l' processes larg e volumes of text at very high speeds, identifying patterns which serve as indicator s for the presence of relevant objects, relationships, or concepts in the data . These indicators are processed by a series of system-supplied utilities or custom-writte n functions which refine the data and re-formulate it into frames which can b e presented to a user for review, editing, and submission to a downstream application or database .

DOI: 10.1145/1072017.1072040

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@inproceedings{Noah1993TRWDO, title={TRW: description of the DEFT system as used for MUC-5}, author={William W. Noah and Rollin V. Weeks}, booktitle={MUC}, year={1993} }