Author Disambiguation Using Wikipedia-Based Explicit Semantic Analysis

  • In-Su Kang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7337)


Author disambiguation suffers from the shortage of topical terms to identify authors. This study attempts to augment term-based topical representation of authors with the concept-based one obtained from Wikipedia-based explicit semantic analysis (ESA). Experiments showed that the use of additional ESA concepts improves author-resolving performance by 13.5%.


Author Disambiguation Explicit Semantic Analysis Wikipedia Topical Representation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • In-Su Kang
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  1. 1.School of Computer Science & EngineeringKyungsung UniversityPusanSouth Korea

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