Deduction Based Question Answering and its Application

Ulrich Furbach
Date and time
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 5:15 PM - 17:15 caffè e pasticcini, ore 17:30 inizio seminario
Ca' Vignal - Piramide, Floor 0, Hall Verde
Programme Director
Maria Paola Bonacina
External reference
Publication date
January 24, 2011
Computer Science  


This talk introduces the natural language question answering system Loganswer ( There will be an emphasis on the embedding of an automated deduction system based on 1st order logic and its cooperation with machine learning parts of the system. We will discuss problems which stem from the huge amount of data necessary to query Wikipedia and we will discuss applications of Loganswer in the context of question answering forums.

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