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Semi-Automated Methods of Transforming Sentences from Natural Language into Quantifier-Free Formulas of Predicate Logic
E. O. Nenasheva, D. E. Palchunov

Novosibirsk State University
Institute of Mathematics SB RAS

DOI: DOI 10.25205/1818-7900-2017-15-3-49-63
UDC code: 004.89

Abstract
The article is devoted to the development of semi-automated methods for extracting and formal representation of knowledge from natural language texts. To solve this problem, we developed methods for converting natural language sentences into quantifier-free formulas of predicate logic. The knowledge extracted from texts is formalized. It is presented in the form of sets of atomic sentences forming fragments of atomic diagrams of algebraic systems. We developed methods for representing semantics of sentences of a natural language using binary predicates and integrating knowledge contained in several sentences of the text. Also we developed methods for eliminating missing knowledge by filling the empty places of predicates.

Key Words
knowledge extraction, representation of knowledge, knowledge integration, analysis of natural language texts, atomic diagram, ontology, theory "Meaning - text"

How to cite:
Nenasheva E. O., Palchunov D. E. Semi-Automated Methods of Transforming Sentences from Natural Language into Quantifier-Free Formulas of Predicate Logic // Vestnik NSU Series: Information Technologies. - 2017. - Volume 15, Issue No 3. - P. 49–63. - DOI 10.25205/1818-7900-2017-15-3-49-63. - ISSN 1818-7900. (in Russian).

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Publication information
Main title Vestnik NSU Series: Information Technologies, Volume 15, Issue No 3 (2017).
Parallel title: Novosibirsk State University Journal of Information Technologies Volume 15, Issue No 3 (2017).

Key title: Vestnik Novosibirskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Seriâ: Informacionnye tehnologii
Abbreviated key title: Vestn. Novosib. Gos. Univ., Ser.: Inf. Tehnol.
Variant title: Vestnik NGU. Seriâ: Informacionnye tehnologii

Year of Publication: 2017
ISSN: 1818-7900 (Print), ISSN 2410-0420 (Online)
Publisher: Novosibirsk State University Press
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