— NLP analysis of “The art of the Humanities – Graduation day 2014”

Introduction For every master student, there is one thing standing in between them and the end of their student life: “the thesis”. For months, or even years, a student tries to analyse a certain topic in the best way possible. And after this long and difficult journey, the student receives his reward at his graduation: READ MORE

— Open Source Dutch WordNet @CLIN 2015

At CLIN 2015, we presented Open Source Dutch Wordnet: (odwn_clin_2015) The project website can be found at: project website. Open Source Dutch WordNet is an open source version of Cornetto (Vossen et al., 2013). Cornetto is currently not distributed as open source, because a large portion of the database originates from the commercial publisher Van READ MORE

— Similarity, co-occurrence, functional relation, part-whole relation, subcategorization, what else?

In word sense disambiguation and named-entity disambiguation, an important assumption is that a document consists of related concepts and entities. There are millions of concepts and entities, what makes some related but not others? This question is difficult and I don’t have the definitive answer. But it is a good start to list some classes READ MORE

— SensEval/Semeval output from participant systems (WSD)

If you are interested in having the individual output at token level for all the participant systems in the last SensEval/SemEval WSD tasks, we can find then now in a simple and homogeneous XML format, easy to process. You will find more information in our results section or in https://github.com/rubenIzquierdo/sval_systems READ MORE

— DBPEDIA spotlight for KAF/NAF

If you are interested in extracting entities and their link to dbpedia entries, you should take a look to this module: https://github.com/rubenIzquierdo/dbpedia_ner It allows you to use a KAF or a NAF file with jus tokens and terms, calls to the DBPEDIA online webservice and extract entities and the link to dbpedia automatically. Given this portion of READ MORE

— ULM1 participated at SemEval-2015 task #13: Multilingual WSD and Entity Linking

We started applying our ideas about the usage of the background information to develop a system able to perform WSD and Entity linking by using this kind of information. The task number 13 of the SemEval competition forum was selected to test our hypohesis: Multilingual WSD and Entity Linking Our main idea was to build READ MORE