STRUCTURING TAXONOMIES BY USING LINGUISTIC PATTERNS AND WORDNET ON WEB SEARCH

Ana B. Rios-Alvarado, Ivan Lopez-Arevalo, Victor Sosa-Sosa

Abstract

Finding an appropriate structure for representing the information contained in texts is not a trivial task. Ontologies provide a structural organizational knowledge to support the exchange and sharing of information. A crucial element within an ontology is the taxonomy. For building a taxonomy, the identification of hypernymy/hyponymy relations between terms is essential. Previous work have used specific lexical patterns or they have focused on identifying new patterns. Recently, the use of theWeb as source of collective knowledge seems a good option for finding appropriate hypernyms. This paper introduces an approach to find hypernymy relations between terms belonging to a specific knowledge domain. This approach combinesWordNet synsets and context information for building an extended query set. This query set is sent to a web search engine in order to retrieve the most representative hypernym for a term.

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B. Rios-Alvarado A., Lopez-Arevalo I. and Sosa-Sosa V. (2011). STRUCTURING TAXONOMIES BY USING LINGUISTIC PATTERNS AND WORDNET ON WEB SEARCH . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-80-5, pages 273-278. DOI: 10.5220/0003665902730278


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@conference{keod11,
author={Ana B. Rios-Alvarado and Ivan Lopez-Arevalo and Victor Sosa-Sosa},
title={STRUCTURING TAXONOMIES BY USING LINGUISTIC PATTERNS AND WORDNET ON WEB SEARCH},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={273-278},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003665902730278},
isbn={978-989-8425-80-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2011)
TI - STRUCTURING TAXONOMIES BY USING LINGUISTIC PATTERNS AND WORDNET ON WEB SEARCH
SN - 978-989-8425-80-5
AU - B. Rios-Alvarado A.
AU - Lopez-Arevalo I.
AU - Sosa-Sosa V.
PY - 2011
SP - 273
EP - 278
DO - 10.5220/0003665902730278