Semantic Annotation of a Natural Language Corpus for Knowledge Extraction

  • Borja Navarro
  • Patricio Martínez-Barco
  • Manuel Palomar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3513)


Knowledge management (ontologies development, disambiguation of words, semantic web, etc.) must extract knowledge from somewhere. The main source of knowledge are natural language texts, in which humans express how they view and conceptualize the world. However, the automatic extraction of knowledge from texts is not a trivial task. In this paper we present a semantic annotated corpus as a source for knowledge extraction. Semantic is the bridge between linguistic input and knowledge (concepts, real world). A corpus with semantic information annotated is a useful resource to extract knowledge from a real context: it is a semi-structured database that offers deep information about human knowledge, concepts and relations between them.


Semantic Information Semantic Annotation Word Sense Disambiguation Real Context Knowledge Extraction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Borja Navarro
    • 1
  • Patricio Martínez-Barco
    • 1
  • Manuel Palomar
    • 1
  1. 1.Grupo de Investigación en Procesamiento del Lenguaje y Sistemas de Información, Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas InformáticosUniversity of AlicanteSpain

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