Doctoral Consortium – Paper 12

Time-Aware Entity Linking

Renato Stoffalette Joao

Doctoral Consortium

clock_eventOctober 19, 2017, 16:00.
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Entity Linking is the task of automatically identifying entity mentions in a piece of text and resolving them to their corresponding entries in a reference knowledge base like Wikipedia. Although, there is a plethora of works on entity linking, existing state-of-the-art approaches do not explicitly consider the time aspect and specifically the temporality of an entity's prior probability (popularity) and embedding (strongly connected words). Consequently, they show limited performance in annotating old documents like news or web archives, while the problem is bigger in cases of short texts ...