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Automatic expansion of DBpedia exploiting Wikipedia cross-language information

Automatic expansion of DBpedia exploiting Wikipedia cross-language information

This video was recorded at 10th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), Montpellier 2013. DBpedia is a project aiming to represent Wikipedia content in RDF triples. It plays a central role in the Semantic Web, due to the large and growing number of resources linked to it. Nowadays, only 1.7M Wikipedia pages are deeply classified in the DBpedia ontology, although the English Wikipedia contains almost 4M pages, showing a clear problem of coverage. In other languages (like French and Spanish) this coverage is even lower. The objective of this paper is to define a methodology to increase the coverage of DBpedia in different languages. The major problems that we have to solve concern the high number of classes involved in the DBpedia ontology and the lack of coverage for some classes in certain... Show More

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