Paper: AIDArabic A Named-Entity Disambiguation Framework for Arabic Text

ACL ID W14-3626
Title AIDArabic A Named-Entity Disambiguation Framework for Arabic Text
Venue Workshop on Arabic Natural Language Processing
Session
Year 2014
Authors

There has been recently a great progress in the field of automatically generated knowl- edge bases and corresponding disambigua- tion systems that are capable of mapping text mentions onto canonical entities. Ef- forts like the before mentioned have en- abled researchers and analysts from vari- ous disciplines to semantically ?understand? contents. However, most of the approaches have been specifically designed for the En- glish language and - in particular - sup- port for Arabic is still in its infancy. Since the amount of Arabic Web contents (e.g. in social media) has been increasing dra- matically over the last years, we see a great potential for endeavors that support an entity-level analytics of these data. To this end, we have developed a framework called AIDArabic that extends the e...