Discover and enrich knowledge by analysing documents with AI

Updating structured vocabularies: a necessary but difficult task Structured vocabularies (lexicons, dictionaries, thesauri, taxonomies…) and, more broadly, knowledge bases, play an important role in many applications when it comes to organizing or making information accessible. But they still need to be constantly updated, which is a long, tedious and difficult task. A good example is … Continue reading Discover and enrich knowledge by analysing documents with AI

Finding new needles in content haystacks: Vocabulary maintenance with AI!

Introduction Structured vocabularies (thesauri, taxonomies...) play an important role in many applications where complex, large and volatile information needs to be organized and made accessible. A fine example is the famous MeSH thesaurus that facilitates search and access on Medical topics. Enriching scientific content with MeSH terms allows to guarantee that content on a specific … Continue reading Finding new needles in content haystacks: Vocabulary maintenance with AI!

Jumpstart your Machine Learning efforts by importing structured knowledge

Introduction Machine Learning approaches in NLP have been shown to be able to solve a wide range of tasks after being trained from scratch on an appropriate training corpus. While this is impressive, it often does not correspond to the demand in many real-world scenarios. Often relevant prior knowledge exists – in the case of … Continue reading Jumpstart your Machine Learning efforts by importing structured knowledge

Bootstrap World Knowledge to extend Business Vocabulary and enhance Knowledge Graphs

Introduction Information extraction tends to target two situations:  Extract entities from an existing vocabulary, or Create an extraction model from scratch when there is no existing vocabulary. However, sometimes the situation is a mixture of the two extremes: an incomplete business vocabulary exists but needs to be completed with relevant additional entities of the same type. … Continue reading Bootstrap World Knowledge to extend Business Vocabulary and enhance Knowledge Graphs

2020 AI SDV: Large-scale thesaurus-based Entity Extraction

In few words Due to the special situation we are all experiencing, the AI SDV conference this year took place fully online. Two days of intensive exchange about NLP / AI approaches, requirements and use cases. Participants from three continents attended the event. Organizer Christoph Haxel had declared: "The show must go on ... line" … Continue reading 2020 AI SDV: Large-scale thesaurus-based Entity Extraction