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What is Information Extraction? What is the user's benefit?

gets only relevant, important facts out of a plenty of information. leaves out irrelevant information and shows searched in a compact structure; benefit: getting basic facts out of a extensive text in short time.

What are common tasks?

  • split up sentences

- analyze words

- assign words to specific groups

- analyze entities(words/letters assigned in groups) and connect if they are similar

What is a Template?

a predefined, structured representation in which the entities are placed

What is an Entity?

predefined classes, such as persons, locations etc.

What are interesting scenarios?

find out information about a person out of documents, emails, pictures and other files on his computer. find out who he is, who he knows, where he's been, what he likes etc.