Hierarchy Identification

Hierarchy Identification

The page list data sets and experiments presented in the paper

  • Nicolai Erbs, Iryna Gurevych and Torsten Zesch. Hierarchy Identification for Automatically Generating Table-of-Contents. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Latural Language Processing, September 2013, Hissar, Bulgaria.

Data set

The following free data sets in xml format are used:


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Experiments for hierarchy identification are done in the following Maven project

In case you experience any problems with the software, please refer to this tutorial in order to get required dependencies.


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Presentation hold at RANLP 2013.

In case of questions, please contact Nicolai Erbs.