In this section, we will examine an approach for extracting relationships that can be useful for answering queries. Possible/candidate queries include:
Who is/was the 14th president of the United States?
What is the 1st president's home town?
When was Herbert Hoover president?
The process of answering these types of questions is not easy. We will demonstrate one approach to answer certain types of questions, but we will simplify many aspects of the process. Even with these restrictions, we will find that the system responds well to the queries.
This process consists of several steps: