Reading the Manual: Event Extraction as Definition Comprehension

3 Dec 2019Yunmo ChenTongfei ChenSeth EbnerBenjamin Van Durme

We propose a novel approach to event extraction that supplies models with \emph{bleached statements}: machine-readable natural language sentences that are based on annotation guidelines and that describe generic occurrences of events. We introduce a model that incrementally replaces the bleached arguments in a statement with responses obtained by querying text with the statement itself... (read more)

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