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Release of the AIDA entity disambiguation system

From: Johannes Hoffart <jhoffart@mpi-inf.mpg.de>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2013 14:19:37 +0100
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To: semantic-web@w3.org
We gladly announce the source code release of our named entity disambiguation system AIDA: Accurate Online Disambiguation of Named Entities.

Given a natural-language text, AIDA maps mentions of ambiguous names onto canonical entities (people, places, etc.) registered in a knowledge base such as Yago (http://yago-knowledge.org), which is linked to Wikipedia.
For example, in the sentence "When Page played Kashmir at Knebwoth, his Les Paul was uniquely tuned", AIDA would identify "Page" with Jimmy_Page, "Kashmir" with Kashmir_Song, "Knebworth" with the festival, and "Les Paul" with the Gibson_Les_Paul guitar.

The source code of AIDA is available at github under the CC-BY-NC-SA license: https://github.com/yago-naga/aida/
and at the AIDA project page: http://www.mpi-inf.mpg.de/yago-naga/aida/

The AIDA team 
at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics
Received on Friday, 8 February 2013 14:24:21 UTC

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