Small Is Powerful! Towards a Refinedly Enriched Ontology by Careful Pruning and Trimming

  • Shan Jiang
  • Jiazhen Nian
  • Shi Zhao
  • Yan Zhang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8346)


In this paper, we study how to better merge a WordNet-like ontology with an online encyclopedia. We first eliminate the noises with some heuristic rules, and then adopt a domain-dependent strategy to trim the encyclopedia structure. Finally, we integrate entities from the trimmed structure into the original ontology, and construct a refinedly-enriched ontology. The experimental results show that this ontology can achieve better performance than the original version as well as a coarsely-enriched version constructed without pruning and trimming.


Selection Proportion Space Consumption Noise Elimination Online Encyclopedia Semantic Lexicon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shan Jiang
    • 1
  • Jiazhen Nian
    • 1
  • Shi Zhao
    • 1
  • Yan Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Machine IntelligencePeking University Key Laboratory on Machine Perception, Ministry of EducationBeijingP.R. China

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