Paper 130 (In-Use track)

Platypus, A Multilingual Question Answering Platform for Wikidata

Author(s): Thomas Pellissier Tanon, Eddy Caron, Marcos Dias de Assuncao, Fabian Suchanek

Abstract: In this paper we present Platypus, a natural language question answering system.
Our objective is to provide the research community with a production-ready multilingual question answering platform that targets Wikidata, the largest general-purpose knowledge base on the Semantic Web.
Our platform can answer complex queries in several languages over knowledge bases using hybrid grammatical and template based techniques.

Keywords: question answering; Wikidata; knowledge base; universal dependencies

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