International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA)
ISSN: 2074-904X (Print), ISSN: 2074-9058 (Online)
Published By: MECS Press
IJISA Vol.5, No.12, Nov. 2013
Semantic Analysis of Natural Language Queries Using Domain Ontology for Information Access from Database
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This paper describes a method for semantic analysis of natural language queries for Natural Language Interface to Database (NLIDB) using domain ontology. Implementation of NLIDB for serious applications like railway inquiry, airway inquiry, corporate or government call centers requires higher precision. This can be achieved by increasing role of language knowledge and domain knowledge at semantic level. Also design of semantic analyzer should be such that it can easily be ported for other domains as well. In this paper a design of semantic analyzer for railway inquiry domain is reported. Intermediate result of the system is evaluated for a corpus of natural language queries collected from casual users who were not involved in the system design.
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Avinash J. Agrawal, O. G. Kakde,"Semantic Analysis of Natural Language Queries Using Domain Ontology for Information Access from Database", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), vol.5, no.12, pp.81-90, 2013. DOI: 10.5815/ijisa.2013.12.07
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