NERD Meets NIF: Lifting NLP Extraction Results to the Linked Data Cloud
The authors have often heard that data is the new oil. In particular, extracting information from semi-structured textual documents on the web is key to realize the linked data vision. Several attempts have been proposed to extract knowledge from textual documents, extracting named entities, classifying them according to pre-defined taxonomies and disambiguating them through URIs identifying real world entities. As a step towards interconnecting the web of documents via those entities, different extractors have been proposed.