Merging Open Knowledge Extracted from Text with MERGILO

This paper presents MERGILO, a method for reconciling knowledge extracted from multiple natural language sources, and for delivering it as a knowledge graph. The underlying problem is relevant in many application scenarios requiring the creation and dynamic evolution of a knowledge base, e.g. automatic news summarization, human-robot dialoguing, etc. After providing a formal definition of the problem, we propose our holistic approach to handle natural language input - typically independent texts as in news from different sources - and we output a knowledge graph representing their reconciled knowledge. MERGILO is evaluated on its ability to identify corresponding entities and events across documents against a manually annotated corpus of news, showing promising results.

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M Mongiovi and D Reforgiato and A Gangemi and V Presutti and S Consoli
Butterworths,, London , Regno Unito
Knowledge-based systems 108 (2016). doi:10.1016/j.knosys.2016.05.014
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