Knowledge Base Unification via Sense Embeddings and Disambiguation

Claudio Delli Bovi, Luis Espinosa Anke, Roberto Navigli
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing  
We present KB-UNIFY, a novel approach for integrating the output of different Open Information Extraction systems into a single unified and fully disambiguated knowledge repository. KB-UNIFY consists of three main steps: (1) disambiguation of relation argument pairs via a sensebased vector representation and a large unified sense inventory; (2) ranking of semantic relations according to their degree of specificity; (3) cross-resource relation alignment and merging based on the semantic
more » ... e semantic similarity of domains and ranges. We tested KB-UNIFY on a set of four heterogeneous knowledge bases, obtaining high-quality results. We discuss and provide evaluations at each stage, and release output and evaluation data for the use and scrutiny of the community 1 .
doi:10.18653/v1/d15-1084 dblp:conf/emnlp/BoviAN15 fatcat:algllldpjfcvllbkgjhypz3kvi