Linguistic Dependencies as a Basis for the Extraction of Semantic Relations

Thierry Declerck, Mihaela Vela

In: Chris Wroe , Robert Gaizauskas , Christian Blaschke (Hrsg.). ECCB'05 Workshop on Biomedical Ontologies and Text Processing. European Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ECCBR) 2005.


In this paper we present on-going investigation on how linguistic dependency analysis can possibly help in automated extraction of shallow semantic relations from text, as a starting point for semi-automated ontology creation. Our experiment is dealing with knowledge discovery in the biomedical domain and was partially pursued within the Esperonto project (

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Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence