Generating of Events Dictionaries from Polish WordNet for the Recognition of Events in Polish Documents

  • Jan KocońEmail author
  • Michał Marcińczuk
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9924)


In this article we present the result of the recent research in the recognition of events in Polish. Event recognition plays a major role in many natural language processing applications such as question answering or automatic summarization. We adapted TimeML specification (the well known guideline for English) to Polish language. We annotated 540 documents in Polish Corpus of Wrocław University of Technology (KPWr) using our specification. Here we describe the results achieved by Liner2 (a machine learning toolkit) adapted to the recognition of events in Polish texts.


Information extraction Event recognition Polish wordnet 



Work financed as part of the investment in the CLARIN-PL research infrastructure funded by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computational IntelligenceWroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland

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