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Text Adaptation Using Formal Concept Analysis

  • Valmi Dufour-Lussier
  • Jean Lieber
  • Emmanuel Nauer
  • Yannick Toussaint
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6176)

Abstract

This paper addresses the issue of adapting cases represented by plain text with the help of formal concept analysis and natural language processing technologies. The actual cases represent recipes in which we classify ingredients according to culinary techniques applied to them. The complex nature of linguistic anaphoras in recipe texts make usual text mining techniques inefficient so a stronger approach, using syntactic and dynamic semantic analysis to build a formal representation of a recipe, had to be used. This representation is useful for various applications but, in this paper, we show how one can extract ingredient–action relations from it in order to use formal concept analysis and select an appropriate replacement sequence of culinary actions to use in adapting the recipe text.

Keywords

formal concept analysis natural language processing text mining textual case-based reasoning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valmi Dufour-Lussier
    • 1
  • Jean Lieber
    • 1
  • Emmanuel Nauer
    • 1
  • Yannick Toussaint
    • 1
  1. 1.LORIAUMR 7503 (CNRS, INRIA, Nancy-Université)Vandœuvre-lès-NancyFrance

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