Towards an Automated Citation Classifier

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1822)


Described here is a first attempt to classify citations according to function in a fully automatic manner, that is, complete journal articles in electronic form are input to the citation classifier and a set of citations with their suggested function (chosen from a previously proposed scheme of functions) is output. The description consists of a brief introduction to the classification scheme, a description of the classifier, and a summary of the results of a test of the classifier on real data.


Citation Index Type Category Grammar Rule Citation Context Fair Performance 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cognitive Engineering Laboratory, Department of Computer ScienceThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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