Demonstrating Narrative Bindings: Linking Discourses to Knowledge Repositories

TitleDemonstrating Narrative Bindings: Linking Discourses to Knowledge Repositories
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2021
AuthorsKroll, H., D. Nagel, M. Kunz, and W. - T. Balke
Conference Name4th International Workshop on Narrative Extraction from Texts (Text2Story@ECIR2021)
Date Published04/2021
PublisherCEUR
Conference LocationLucca, Italy
Abstract

Scientific discourse is based on exchanging knowledge in the form of stringent and well-arranged argumentations. Capturing the full variety and flexibility of argumentations within a single knowledge repository is close to impossible. Therefore, we have designed a narrative model that, on the one hand, captures the key aspects of argumentations (entities, events, relations, etc.), and on the other hand, is a logical overlay on top of existing knowledge repositories. Hence, users may formulate a narrative and validate its plausibility with data of different knowledge repositories via narrative bindings. This paper describes and discusses the computation of narrative bindings against three different types of sources: the document collection PubMed, the knowledge graph Wikidata and the WHO data sets. We give insights into the computation of narrative bindings and discuss open research questions.

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