Extraction from the Web of Articles Describing Problems, Their Solutions, and Their Causes

Masaki MURATA
Hiroki TANJI
Kazuhide YAMAMOTO
Stijn DE SAEGER
Yasunori KAKIZAWA
Kentaro TORISAWA

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E94-D    No.3    pp.734-737
Publication Date: 2011/03/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E94.D.734
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Natural Language Processing
Keyword: 
problems,  solutions,  causes,  Web,  learning,  

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Summary: 
In this study, we extracted articles describing problems, articles describing their solutions, and articles describing their causes from a Japanese Q&A style Web forum using a supervised machine learning with 0.70, 0.86, and 0.56 F values, respectively. We confirmed that these values are significantly better than their baselines. This extraction will be useful to construct an application that can search for problems provided by users and display causes and potential solutions.