Oren Etzioni, Michele Banko, Michael J. Cafarella.
The time is ripe for the AI community to set its sights on Machine Reading---the autonomous understanding of text. Below, we place the notion of "Machine Reading" in context, describe progress towards this goal by the KnowItAll research group at the University of Washington, and highlight several open questions.
Subjects: 1.10 Information Retrieval; 13. Natural Language Processing
Submitted: Jan 25, 2007