Past Meetup

Knowledge Extraction

This Meetup is past

92 people went

Google NYC, 9th Ave Entrance

76 Ninth Avenue · New York, NY

How to find us

go to the 4th floor, look for Baker Field Room on the right

Location image of event venue

Details

Raymond describes his independent Lisp research project intended to extract knowledge from the Wikipedia website.

His project combines natural language processing techniques, knowledge representation paradigms and machine learning algorithms that creates a semantic model of the information contained in Wikipedia.

This presents an algorithm for the automatic generation of topic taxonomies and suggests how such a model can be used to implement contextually relevant web searches. In doing so, Raymond provides a brief overview of the following topics and algorithms:

Natural Language Processing Semantic Nets Similarity Metrics Clustering Algorithms