Answering Questions by Means of Causal Sentences

  • C. Puente
  • E. Garrido
  • J. A. Olivas
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8132)


The aim of this paper is to introduce a set of algorithms able to configure an automatic answer from a proposed question. This procedure has two main steps. The first one is focused in the extraction, filtering and selection of those causal sentences that could have relevant information for the answer. The second one is focused in the composition of a suitable answer with the obtained information in the previous step.


Causal questions Causality Causal Sentences Causal Representation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Puente
    • 1
  • E. Garrido
    • 1
  • J. A. Olivas
    • 2
  1. 1.Advanced Technical Faculty of Engineering ICAIPontifical Comillas UniversityMadridSpain
  2. 2.Information Technologies and Systems DeptUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaCiudad RealSpain

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