Extraction of Multilingual Term Variants in the Business Reporting Domain

Thierry Declerck
DFKI GmbH, Language Technology Department, Saarbruecken, Germany

Dagmar Gromann
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria

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Ingår i: Proceedings of CHAT 2012: The 2nd Workshop on the Creation; Harmonization and Application of Terminology Resources; Co-located with TKE 2012; June 22; 2012; Madrid; Spain

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 72:6, s. 41-46

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Publicerad: 2012-06-11


ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


Within the context of the European research project "Monnet"; which implements among other activities ontology-based multilingual information extraction; we tackle the the issue of recognizing variants of concept labels in business reports that guide the information extraction process. In this short paper; we describe two related experiments in finding variants of multilingual taxonomy labels used in business reporting - across distinct reporting legislations and languages. A core taxonomy developed by the XBRL-Europe Association provides a starting point; as we map multilingual term variant candidates we extract from the web presence of relevant players in the field of business reporting to its labels.


Terminology extraction; variants; ontology; multilingualism; business reporting


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