Wikabularies and the Like - Community-Based Knowledge Resources on the Web

  • Iryna Gurevych
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6427)


In recent years, community-based knowledge resources on the Web have gained increasing popularity. Resources, such as the community-based encyclopedia Wikipedia or the community-based dictionary Wiktionary, have been employed as background knowledge sources in processing unstructured textual information in multiple languages. They yielded excellent results comparable to or better than the manually constructed resources by experts.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Iryna Gurevych
    • 1
  1. 1.UKP Lab, Computer Science DepartmentTechnical University of DarmstadtGermany

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