Personal Information Extraction from Korean Obituaries

Kyoung-Soo HAN  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E96-D   No.12   pp.2873-2876
Publication Date: 2013/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E96.D.2873
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining
personal information extraction,  named entity recognition,  attribute extraction,  automatic dictionary construction,  

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Pieces of personal information, such as personal names and relationships, are crucial in text mining applications. Obituaries are good sources for this kind of information. This study proposes an effective method for extracting various facts about people from obituary Web pages. Experiments show that the proposed method achieves high performance in terms of recall and precision.