You-you-you're just my type!
The final part in a series on type-aware entity retrieval.
This is the last part in a series on type-aware entity retrieval. Through previous posts, I have described our work to answer the core question on how to utilize type-based information to improve entity retrieval. We have seen results across several configurations combining choices for three dimensions of interest, all...
A fact about Vietnam war facts
A second part in the series on type-aware entity retrieval - target entity type identification.
In the previous post, I describe a systematic comparison of dimensions in type-aware entity retrieval. We considered target entity type identification using an oracle process. Indeed, target entity types may be provided by the user explicitly as part of the search request, for example, via faceted user interfaces. Often, however,...
Einstein was not a physicist
An introduction to type-aware entity retrieval.
I mean, of course Einstein was a physicist, but is it not a very catchy title? I mean, is it not what you would conclude after not finding Physicist among the types of the entity Albert Einstein? I get it: you are aware that knowledge bases and repositories are not...
Pi, the Eiffel tower, a lunar crater or two, and everything in between
An overview of Semantic search, entities, knowledge bases, and entity types.
Time for a short story. The studies for my Masters degree started, as usual in my faculty, with a mandatory entrance course and exam that one has to pass in order to be admitted in the degree studies themselves. It is a course in fundamentals of maths, designed to give...