Detection and Normalisation of the Temporal Expression in Hindi Text

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
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Volume-46 Number-2
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Charvee
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V46P115


Charvee "Detection and Normalisation of the Temporal Expression in Hindi Text". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V46(2):73-79, April 2017. ISSN:2231-2803. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
Temporal expressions are those expressions which convey some kind of temporal information i.e. related to time. These expressions can indicate a point in time such as “tomorrow 12 p.m.” or a period of time, e.g. “for first 7 months”. The task of recognizing temporal expressions from a chunk of text detects the temporal expressions and interprets them. Hence, it essentially consists of two sub tasks of detecting the temporal expressions and normalizing(interpreting) the temporal expressions. Interpretation of the temporal expressions is done in order to make them understandable to the computer algorithms. For Hindi language, the task of recognition has been achieved to some level but the research work related to the interpretation of the detected temporal expression is still in progress. The proposed work attempts to achieve both detection and normalization of temporal expression in texts written in Hindi language with approximately 78% accuracy. Both recognition and normalization make extensive use of the rule-based approach for the detection and interpretation tasks of the temporal entities in the text from news paper articles.

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