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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2017 Vol.18 No.11 P.1867-1873


Joint entity–relation knowledge embedding via cost-sensitive learning

Author(s):  Sheng-kang Yu, Xue-yi Zhao, Xi Li, Zhong-fei Zhang

Affiliation(s):  College of Information Science and Electronic Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   shengkangyu@zju.edu.cn, xueyizhao@zju.edu.cn, xilizju@zju.edu.cn, zhongfei@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Knowledge embedding, Joint embedding, Cost-sensitive learning

Sheng-kang Yu, Xue-yi Zhao, Xi Li, Zhong-fei Zhang. Joint entity–relation knowledge embedding via cost-sensitive learning[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2017, 18(11): 1867-1873.

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As a joint-optimization problem which simultaneously fulfills two different but correlated embedding tasks (i.e., entity embedding and relation embedding), knowledge embedding problem is solved in a joint embedding scheme. In this embedding scheme, we design a joint compatibility scoring function to quantitatively evaluate the relational facts with respect to entities and relations, and further incorporate the scoring function into the max-margin structure learning process that explicitly learns the embedding vectors of entities and relations using the context information of the knowledge base. By optimizing the joint problem, our design is capable of effectively capturing the intrinsic topological structures in the learned embedding spaces. Experimental results demonstrate the effectiveness of our embedding scheme in characterizing the semantic correlations among different relation units, and in relation prediction for knowledge inference.




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