ZhishiLink: Entity Linking on

  • Chenyang Wu
  • Haofen Wang
  • Jun Qu
  • Yong Yu
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 406)


Entity linking, which aims to find entities in given text, plays an important role in the trend of shifting from Web of documents to Web of knowledge. In this paper, we present ZhishiLink, an entity linking system targeting the largest Chinese linked open data - In ZhishiLink, we perform domain-specific disambiguation by leveraging domain topic models to capture the implicit semantics of the entity mentions, in which we collect domains using the categories of We also evaluate our system on two manually tagged text corpus, namely sina news and sina weibo. Experimental results show that ZhishiLink can successfully resolve most ambiguities raised in both text media with high efficiency. Restful APIs and a web user interface are further provided for external use and user browsing.


Entity Linking Topic Model Disambiguation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chenyang Wu
    • 1
  • Haofen Wang
    • 1
  • Jun Qu
    • 1
  • Yong Yu
    • 1
  1. 1.Apex Data & Knowledge Management LabShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChina

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