Paper: Using Encyclopedic Knowledge for Automatic Topic Identification

ACL ID W09-1126
Title Using Encyclopedic Knowledge for Automatic Topic Identification
Venue International Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning
Session Main Conference
Year 2009
Authors

This paper presents a method for automatic topic identification using an encyclopedic graph derived from Wikipedia. The sys- tem is found to exceed the performance of previously proposed machine learning algo- rithms for topic identification, with an annota- tion consistency comparable to human anno- tations.