Paper: A Local Tree Alignment-based Soft Pattern Matching Approach for Information Extraction

ACL ID N09-2043
Title A Local Tree Alignment-based Soft Pattern Matching Approach for Information Extraction
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session Short Paper
Year 2009
Authors

This paper presents a new soft pattern match- ing method which aims to improve the recall with minimized precision loss in information extraction tasks. Our approach is based on a local tree alignment algorithm, and an effec- tive strategy for controlling flexibility of the pattern matching will be presented. The ex- perimental results show that the method can significantly improve the information extrac- tion performance.