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Porting an Open Information Extraction System from English to German

Falke, Tobias and Stanovsky, Gabriel and Gurevych, Iryna and Dagan, Ido (2016):
Porting an Open Information Extraction System from English to German.
In: Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Association for Computational Linguistics, Austin, TX, USA, [Online-Edition: http://aclweb.org/anthology/D16-1086],
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Abstract

Many downstream NLP tasks can benefit from Open Information Extraction (Open IE) as a semantic representation. While Open IE systems are available for English, many other languages lack such tools. In this paper, we present a straightforward approach for adapting PropS, a rule-based predicate-argument analysis for English, to a new language, German. With this approach, we quickly obtain an Open IE system for German covering 89% of the English rule set. It yields 1.6 extractions per sentence with 60% precision, making it readily usable in downstream applications.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Erschienen: 2016
Creators: Falke, Tobias and Stanovsky, Gabriel and Gurevych, Iryna and Dagan, Ido
Title: Porting an Open Information Extraction System from English to German
Language: English
Abstract:

Many downstream NLP tasks can benefit from Open Information Extraction (Open IE) as a semantic representation. While Open IE systems are available for English, many other languages lack such tools. In this paper, we present a straightforward approach for adapting PropS, a rule-based predicate-argument analysis for English, to a new language, German. With this approach, we quickly obtain an Open IE system for German covering 89% of the English rule set. It yields 1.6 extractions per sentence with 60% precision, making it readily usable in downstream applications.

Title of Book: Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP)
Publisher: Association for Computational Linguistics
Uncontrolled Keywords: UKP_p_DIP;AIPHES_area_b1
Divisions: 20 Department of Computer Science
20 Department of Computer Science > Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing
DFG-Graduiertenkollegs
DFG-Graduiertenkollegs > Research Training Group 1994 Adaptive Preparation of Information from Heterogeneous Sources
Event Location: Austin, TX, USA
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2016 14:29
Official URL: http://aclweb.org/anthology/D16-1086
Identification Number: TUD-CS-2016-0181
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