publication . Conference object . Other literature type . Part of book or chapter of book . 2019

Populating Narratives Using Wikidata Events: An Initial Experiment

Carlo Meghini; Nicola Aloia; Daniele Metilli; Valentina Bartalesi;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2019
  • Country: Italy
<p>The study presented in this paper is part of our research aimed at improving the search functionalities of current Digital Libraries using formal narratives. Narratives are intended as sequences of events. We present the results of an initial experiment to detect and extract implicit events from the Wikidata knowledge base in order to construct a narrative in a semi-automatic way. Wikidata contains many historical entities, but comparably few events. The reason is that most events in Wikidata are represented in an implicit way, e.g. by listing a date of birth instead of having an event of type “birth”. For this reason, we decided to generate what we call the ...
free text keywords: Medicine, Sociology, Cancer, Science Policy, Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified, Wikidata, Narratives, Semantic Web, Ontology, Digital Libraries, Wikidata, Narratives, Semantic Web, Ontology, Digital Libraries, Knowledge base, business.industry, business, Event graph, Graph, Information retrieval, Date of birth, Computer science, Narrative, Digital library
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