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ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP) - Special Issue on Temporal Information Processing, Volume 3 Issue 1, March 2004

Introduction to the special issue on temporal information processing
Inderjeet Mani, James Pustejovsky, Beth Sundheim
Pages: 1-10
DOI: 10.1145/1017068.1017069
Time is a key dimension of our information space, with many applications standing to benefit from exploiting it. This special issue is devoted to temporal information processing for natural language as well as temporal reasoning. We begin by...

A framework for resolution of time in natural language
Benjamin Han, Alon Lavie
Pages: 11-32
DOI: 10.1145/1017068.1017070
Automatic extraction and reasoning over temporal properties in natural language discourse has not had wide use in practical systems due to its demand for a rich and compositional, yet inference-friendly, representation of time. Motivated by our study...

Extracting meaning from temporal nouns and temporal prepositions
Frank Schilder
Pages: 33-50
DOI: 10.1145/1017068.1017071
This article provides a compositional semantics for temporal nouns and temporal prepositions that are annotated as temporal prepositional phrases or noun phrases by an automatic tagging system (e.g., last Monday, on Dec. 1st, for three...

Automatic TIMEX2 tagging of Korean news
Seok Bae Jang, Jennifer Baldwin, Inderjeet Mani
Pages: 51-65
DOI: 10.1145/1017068.1017072
This article reports on a temporal tagger for Korean based on a Korean extension of the TIDES TIMEX2 guidelines. The extension, which primarily addresses the idiosyncrasies of Korean morphology, shows high inter-annotator reliability (0.893 F-measure...

An ontology of time for the semantic web
Jerry R. Hobbs, Feng Pan
Pages: 66-85
DOI: 10.1145/1017068.1017073
In connection with the DAML project for bringing about the Semantic Web, an ontology of time is being developed for describing the temporal content of Web pages and the temporal properties of Web services. This ontology covers topological properties...