Using Automatic Metadata Extraction to Build a Structured Syllabus Repository

@inproceedings{Yu2007UsingAM,
  title={Using Automatic Metadata Extraction to Build a Structured Syllabus Repository},
  author={Xiaoyan Yu and Manas Tungare and Weiguo Fan and Manuel A. P{\'e}rez-Qui{\~n}ones and Edward A. Fox and William Cameron and Lillian N. Cassel},
  booktitle={ICADL},
  year={2007}
}
Syllabi are important documents created by instructors for students. [] Key Method We discuss our detailed process for converting unstructured syllabi to structured representations through entity recognition, segmentation, and association. Our evaluation results demonstrate the effiectiveness of our extractor and also suggest improvements. We hope our work will benefit not only users of our services but also people who are interested in building other genre-specific repositories.
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