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An Evaluation of Technologies for Knowledge Base Population

Published

Author(s)

Hoa T. Dang, Paul McNamee, Heather Simpson, Patrick Schone, Stephanie Strassel

Abstract

Previous content extraction evaluations have neglected to address problems which complicate the incorporation of extracted information into an existing knowledge base. Previous question answering evaluations have likewise avoided tasks such as explicit disambiguation of target entities and handling a fixed set of questions about entities without previous determination of possible answers. In 2009 NIST conducted a Knowledge Base Population track at its Text Analysis Conference to unite the content extraction and question answering communities and jointly explore some of these issues. This exciting new evaluation attracted 13 teams from 6 countries that submitted results in two tasks, Entity Linking and Slot Filling.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the Seventh International Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC'10)
Conference Dates
May 19-21, 2010
Conference Location
Malta
Conference Title
Seventh International Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC'10)

Citation

Dang, H. , McNamee, P. , Simpson, H. , Schone, P. and Strassel, S. (2010), An Evaluation of Technologies for Knowledge Base Population, Proceedings of the Seventh International Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC'10), Malta, -1, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=905270 (Accessed April 12, 2024)
Created May 21, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017