Advertisement

Identifying Functions of Citations with CiTalO

  • Angelo Di Iorio
  • Andrea Giovanni Nuzzolese
  • Silvio Peroni
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7955)

Abstract

Bibliographic citation is one of the most important activities of an author in the production of any scientific work. The reasons that an author cites other publications are varied: to gain assistance of some sort, to review, critique or refute previous works, etc. In this paper we propose a tool, called CiTalO, to infer automatically the nature of citations by means of Semantic Web technologies and NLP techniques. Such a characterisation makes citations more effective for linking, disseminating, exploring and evaluating research.

Keywords

Linguistic Resource Candidate Type Sentiment Polarity Discourse Representation Theory Citation Function 
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.

References

  1. 1.
    Aguado de Cea, G., Gómez-Pérez, A., Montiel-Ponsoda, E., Suárez-Figueroa, M.C.: Natural Language-Based Approach for Helping in the Reuse of Ontology Design Patterns. In: Gangemi, A., Euzenat, J. (eds.) EKAW 2008. LNCS (LNAI), vol. 5268, pp. 32–47. Springer, Heidelberg (2008)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Athar, A., Teufel, S.: Context-Enhanced Citation Sentiment Detection. In: Proceedings of HLT-NAACL 2012, pp. 597–601 (2012)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Copestake, A., Corbett, P., Murray-Rust, P., Rupp, C.J., Siddharthan, A., Teufel, S., Waldron, B.: An architecture for language processing for scientific text. In: Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting (2006)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Di Iorio, A., Nuzzolese, A.G., Peroni, S.: Towards the automatic identification of the nature of citations. To appear in Proceedings of SePublica 2013 (2013)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Gangemi, A., Navigli, R., Velardi, P.: The OntoWordNet Project: Extension and Axiomatization of Conceptual Relations in WordNet. In: Meersman, R., Schmidt, D.C. (eds.) CoopIS/DOA/ODBASE 2003. LNCS, vol. 2888, pp. 820–838. Springer, Heidelberg (2003)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Jorg, B.: Towards the Nature of Citations. In: Poster Proceedings of FOIS 2008 (2008)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Peroni, S., Shotton, D.: FaBiO and CiTO: ontologies for describing bibliographic resources and citations. Journal of Web Semantics 17, 33–43 (2012), doi:10.1016/j.websem.2012.08.001CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Presutti, V., Draicchio, F., Gangemi, A.: Knowledge extraction based on discourse representation theory and linguistic frames. In: ten Teije, A., Völker, J., Handschuh, S., Stuckenschmidt, H., d’Acquin, M., Nikolov, A., Aussenac-Gilles, N., Hernandez, N. (eds.) EKAW 2012. LNCS, vol. 7603, pp. 114–129. Springer, Heidelberg (2012)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Shotton, D.: Semantic publishing: the coming revolution in scientific journal publishing. Learned Publishing 22(2), 85–94 (2009)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Teufel, S., Carletta, J., Moens, M.: An annotation scheme for discourse-level argumentation in research articles. In: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the EACL 1999, pp. 110–117 (1999)Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Teufel, S., Siddharthan, A., Tidhar, D.: Automatic classification of citation function. In: Proceedings of EMNLP 2006, pp. 103–110 (2006)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Zhong, Z., Ng, H.T.: It Makes Sense: A wide-coverage word sense disambiguation system for free text. In: Proceedings of ACL 2010, System Demonstrations, pp. 78–83 (2010)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Angelo Di Iorio
    • 1
  • Andrea Giovanni Nuzzolese
    • 1
    • 2
  • Silvio Peroni
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.STLabISTC Consiglio Nazionale delle RicercheItaly

Personalised recommendations