Walking NED

Two crucial tasks in natural language understanding have to do with named entities, which are the persons, organizations, locations, etc. that are explicitly mentioned in text using proper nouns: Named Entity Recognition (NER) which is finding mentions to entities in the text; and Named Entity Disambiguation (NED), also known as ...

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Going Beyond Infoboxes to Extract Information from Wikipedia

Wikipedia remains one of the primary sources of knowledge on the Web, and for many good reasons. First, it is open. Second, it is edited by a large team of passionate and dedicated editors, who are truly committed to providing informative and accurate factual information. Finally, it is subject to ...

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