Automatic Acquisition of Semantics from Text for Semantic Work Environments

Automatic Acquisition of Semantics from Text for Semantic Work Environments

Maria Ruiz-Casado (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain), Enrique Alfonseca (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain) and Pablo Castells (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-877-2.ch013
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Abstract

This chapter presents an overview of techniques for semi-automatic extraction of semantics from text, to be integrated in a Semantic Work Environment. A focus is placed on the disambiguation of polysemous words, the automatic identification of entities of interest, and the annotation of relationships between them. The application of these topics falls into the intersection of three dynamic fields: the Semantic Web, Wiki and other work environments, and Information Extraction from text.

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