Semantic Analysis of Textual Input

Horacio Saggion; Thierry Declerck; Kalina Bontcheva

In: Ron S. Kenett; Yossi Raanan. Operational Risk Management -- A practical approach to intelligent data analysis. Chapter 4, ISBN 9780470747483, Wiley, 10/2010.


Information Extraction is the process of extracting from text specific facts in a given target domain. The chapter gives an overview of the field covering components involved in the development and evaluation of information extraction system such as parts of speech tagging or named entity recognition. The chapter introduces available tools such as the GATE system and illustrates rule-based approaches to information extraction. An illustration of information extraction in the context of the MUSING project is also presented.

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence