Summary: Construction of the Hungarian EuroWordNet Ontology
and its Application to Information Extraction
Zoltán Alexin 1 , János Csirik 1 , András Kocsor 2 , Márton Miháltz 3 , György Szarvas 1
1 University of Szeged, Department of Informatics,
6720 Szeged, Árpád tér 2., Hungary,
2 MTASZTE, Research Group on Artificial Intelligence,
6720 Szeged, Aradi Vértanúk tere 1., Hungary,
3 MorphoLogic Kft.
1126 Budapest, Orbánhegyi út 5., Hungary
This report present a recent Hungarian project started in Spring of 2005. The goals of the project are to produce
a Hungarian version of the EuroWordNet ontology database, to extend it with concepts specific to business do
main, and to develop a demonstration version of an ontologybased Information Extraction (IE) system. The
system will extract summarized data from short business articles concerning company fusions, acquisitions,
profits, new products, new plants etc. A consortium of three leading Hungarian human language technology
institutions won substantial governmental support lasting till 2007.
1 Project data