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Eugene Agichtein KDD Webinar: Towards Web-Scale Information Extraction 1 Towards Web-Scale
 

Summary: Eugene Agichtein KDD Webinar: Towards Web-Scale Information Extraction 1
Towards Web-Scale
Information Extraction
Eugene Agichtein
Mathematics & Computer Science
Emory University
eugene@mathcs.emory.edu
http://www.mathcs.emory.edu/~eugene/
Eugene Agichtein KDD Webinar: Towards Web-Scale Information Extraction 2
The Value of Text Data
"Unstructured" text data is the primary form of human-generated
information
Blogs, web pages, news, scientific literature, online reviews, ...
Semi-structured data (database generated): see Prof. Bing Liu's
KDD webinar: http://www.cs.uic.edu/~liub/WCM-Refs.html
The techniques discussed here are complimentary to structured
object extraction methods
Need to extract structured information to effectively manage,
search, and mine the data
Information Extraction: mature, but active research area

  

Source: Agichtein, Eugene - Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences