Paper: Specialized Information Extraction: Automatic Chemical Reaction Coding From English Descriptions

ACL ID A83-1019
Title Specialized Information Extraction: Automatic Chemical Reaction Coding From English Descriptions
Venue Applied Natural Language Processing Conference
Session Main Conference
Year 1983
Authors

Service 2540 Olentangy River Road P.O. Box 3012 Columbus, Ohio 43210 ABSTRACT In an age of increased attention to the problems of database o rganlzat ion, retrieval problems and query languages, one of the major economic problems of many potential databases remains the entry of the original information into the database. Specialized information extraction (SIE) systems are therefore of potential impor- tance in the entry of information that is already available in certain restricted types of natural language text. This paper contains a discussion of the problems of enElneering such systems and a description of a particular SIE system, designed to extract information regarding chemical reac- tions from experimental sections of papers in the chemical literature and to produce a data struc- ...