Paper: Confirmed Knowledge Acquisition Using Mails Posted to a Mailing List

ACL ID I05-1012
Title Confirmed Knowledge Acquisition Using Mails Posted to a Mailing List
Venue International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing
Session Main Conference
Year 2005
Authors

In this paper, we first discuss a problem of developing a knowledge base by using natural language documents: wrong informa- tion in natural language documents. It is almost inevitable that natural language documents, especially web documents, contain wrong informa- tion. As a result, it is important to investigate a method of detecting and correcting wrong information in natural language documents when we develop a knowledge base by using them. In this paper, we report a method of detecting wrong information in mails posted to a mailing list and developing a knowledge base by using these mails. Then, we describe a QA system which can answer how type questions based on the knowl- edge base and show that question and answer mails posted to a mailing list can be used as a knowledge base for...