Knowledge Enhancement Through Ontology-Guided Text Mining

  • Muhammad Abulaish
  • Lipika Dey
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3776)


In this paper we have proposed a system that performs both ontology-based text information extraction and ontology update using the extracted information. The system employs text-mining techniques to mine information from text documents guided by an underlying ontology. It also enhances the existing ontology with new concepts and their descriptors which may be precise and/ or imprecise, mined from the text. All extracted information related to concepts and concept descriptors are also stored in a structured knowledge base.


Text mining Information extraction Ontology enhancement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Abulaish
    • 1
  • Lipika Dey
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsJamia Millia Islamia (A Central University)New DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsIndian Institute of TechnologyNew DelhiIndia

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