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Extraction of Semantic Relationships From Academic Papers Using Syntactic Patterns

Date Added: Feb 2013
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Integrating concept and citation networks on a specific research subject can help researchers focus their own work or use methods described in prior works. In this paper, the authors propose a method to extract semantic relations from concepts and citation in the descriptions of related work. Specifically, they examined topic-paper relations between research topics and reference papers and method-purpose relations between research topics. They also defined 15 lexico-syntactic patterns for the relation extraction. Results of experiments using a manually annotated dataset of 15 papers demonstrated the effectiveness of using the proposed lexico-syntactic patterns.