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Generation and application of semantic networks from plain text and Wikipedia

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Natural Language Processing systems crucially depend on the availability of lexical and conceptual knowledge representations. They need to be able to disambiguate word senses and detect synonyms. In order to draw inferences, they require access to hierarchical relations between concepts (dog isAn animal) as well as non-hierarchical ones (gasoline fuels car). Knowledge resources such as lexical databases, semantic networks and ontologies explicitly encode such conceptual knowledge. However,...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Computer Science
Research group:
Computational Linguistics
Oxford college:
Somerville College
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"Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council", "Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford"
Funding agency for:
Wojtinnek, P
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2013-11-08

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