ON THE EXTENSION OF ARABIC WORDNET NAMED ENTITIES AND ITS IMPACT ON QUESTION / ANSWERING

Lahsen Abouenour, Karim Bouzoubaa, Paolo Rosso

Abstract

Applying a semantic approach has improved performances in the context of the Arabic Question/Answering (Q/A) systems. This approach is based on the current release of the Arabic WordNet (AWN) ontology. The analysis of the results obtained in previous works has shown that extending the Named Entity (NE) content of this ontology is a promising technique in order to further improve performances. In this paper, we investigate through experimental results the impact of the AWN enrichment using the YAGO ontology which presents a large coverage in terms of NE.

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Abouenour L., Bouzoubaa K. and Rosso P. (2010). ON THE EXTENSION OF ARABIC WORDNET NAMED ENTITIES AND ITS IMPACT ON QUESTION / ANSWERING . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-29-4, pages 424-429. DOI: 10.5220/0003102004240429


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@conference{keod10,
author={Lahsen Abouenour and Karim Bouzoubaa and Paolo Rosso},
title={ON THE EXTENSION OF ARABIC WORDNET NAMED ENTITIES AND ITS IMPACT ON QUESTION / ANSWERING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={424-429},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003102004240429},
isbn={978-989-8425-29-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010)
TI - ON THE EXTENSION OF ARABIC WORDNET NAMED ENTITIES AND ITS IMPACT ON QUESTION / ANSWERING
SN - 978-989-8425-29-4
AU - Abouenour L.
AU - Bouzoubaa K.
AU - Rosso P.
PY - 2010
SP - 424
EP - 429
DO - 10.5220/0003102004240429