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Semi-automatically Building Ontological Structures from Portuguese Written Texts

  • Túlio Lima Baségio
  • Vera Lúcia Strube de Lima
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3960)

Abstract

Building ontologies is a complex and time consuming process. In this paper we present an approach for semi-automatic acquisition of relevant concepts and taxonomic relations among these concepts from texts. Our approach is based on those found in the literature but it aims to be suitable for Brazilian Portuguese written texts. This study is supported by a tool, and the results from a case study of application are briefly presented.

Keywords

Domain Ontology Relevant Term Ontological Structure Taxonomic Relation Ontology Learn 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Túlio Lima Baségio
    • 1
  • Vera Lúcia Strube de Lima
    • 1
  1. 1.(PUCRS) – Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência da ComputaçãoPontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do SulPorto AlegreBrazil

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