DBpedia Spotlight
Shedding light on the web of documents

It is a tool for automatically annotating mentions of DBpedia resources in text, providing a solution for linking unstructured information sources to the Linked Open Data cloud through DBpedia.

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How Does the Tool Work?

With a four step approach, DBpedia Spotlight performs named entity extraction, including entity detection and name resolution. It can also be used for named entity recognition , amongst other information extraction tasks.

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SPOTTING

Identification of surface forms substrings of the original input that may be entity mentions

CANDIDATE SELECTION

Selecting a set of surface forms from step 1 along with the DBpedia resources that are candidate meanings for those surface forms

DISAMBIGUATION

Deciding on the most likely candidate resource for each selected surface form

FILTERING

Adjusting the annotations to task-specific requirements according to user-provided configuration

Documentation

Click to the links below to learn more about DBpedia Spotlight. In our wiki, you can find all information you need to use and integrate DBpedia Spotlight in your projects.

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Acknowledgements

This work has been partially funded by

University of Mannheim Freie Universität Berlin IKE Globo LOD UFJF Dicode Neofonie Sztaki

Publications

FEATURED BY

Freie Universität Berlin: Startseite Universität Leipzig

SUPPORTED BY

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HOSTING

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  • http://www.dbpedia-spotlight.org