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Ontologies derived from Wikipedia : a framework for comparison

Metke-Jimenez, Alejandro, Raymond, Kerry, & MacColl, Ian (2010) Ontologies derived from Wikipedia : a framework for comparison. In Filipe, Joaquim Filipe & Dietz, Jan L. G. (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development (KEOD 2010), SciTePress, Valencia, Spain, pp. 382-387.

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Abstract

Since its debut in 2001 Wikipedia has attracted the attention of many researchers in different fields. In recent years researchers in the area of ontology learning have realised the huge potential of Wikipedia as a source of semi-structured knowledge and several systems have used it as their main source of knowledge. However, the techniques used to extract semantic information vary greatly, as do the resulting ontologies. This paper introduces a framework to compare ontology learning systems that use Wikipedia as their main source of knowledge. Six prominent systems are compared and contrasted using the framework.

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ID Code: 38432
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Ontology, Wikipedia
ISBN: 9789898425294
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING (080500) > Web Technologies (excl. Web Search) (080505)
Divisions: Past > Schools > Computer Science
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Current > Research Centres > Smart Services CRC
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 SciTePress – Science and Technology Publications
Deposited On: 11 Nov 2010 10:15
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:24

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