Paper: Pattern Matching In The TEXTRACT Information Extraction System

ACL ID C94-2173
Title Pattern Matching In The TEXTRACT Information Extraction System
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1994
Authors

In information extraction systems, pattern marchers are widely used to identi~q infof mat|on of interest in a scntcncc. In this paper, pattern matching in the Tt:XTRACT information extraction system is described. It comprises a conccpt search which |dent|- tics key words representing a concept, and a template pattern search which identifies pat- terns of words and phrases. TI'JXTI~,A(;T using thc matcher performed wcll in the :I'IPSTER/MUC-5 evahtation. Thc pattern matching architecture is also suitable ]br rapid system development across different domains of the same language.