Using Multiple Clause Constructors in Inductive Logic Programming for Semantic Parsing

  • Lappoon R. Tang
  • Raymond J. Mooney
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2167)


In this paper, we explored a learning approach which combines different learning methods in inductive logic programming (ILP) to allow a learner to produce more expressive hypotheses than that of each individual learner. Such a learning approach may be useful when the performance of the task depends on solving a large amount of classification problems and each has its own characteristics which may or may not fit a particular learning method. The task of semantic parser acquisition in two different domains was attempted and preliminary results demonstrated that such an approach is promising.


Inductive Logic Minimum Description Length Inductive Logic Programming Logical Query Language Bias 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lappoon R. Tang
    • 1
  • Raymond J. Mooney
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer SciencesUniversity of TexasAustin

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