Frame-Based Semantic Patterns for Relation Extraction

  • Angrosh MandyaEmail author
  • Danushka Bollegala
  • Frans Coenen
  • Katie Atkinson
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 781)


This paper presents novel frame-based semantic patterns, exploiting frame element and frame annotations, provided by FrameNet for relation extraction. The proposed frame-based patterns are evaluated against state-of-the-art dependency based syntactic patterns and lexico-syntactic patterns, on three independent datasets that differ in size and construction. The results show that the proposed frame-based patterns significantly improve performance, both in terms of scoring higher precision and higher recall for relation extraction, in comparison to dependency and lexico-syntactic patterns on all three datasets.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angrosh Mandya
    • 1
    Email author
  • Danushka Bollegala
    • 1
  • Frans Coenen
    • 1
  • Katie Atkinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK

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