Slot Filling Reading List

  • collected and recommended by Heng Ji, highly biased and incomplete, suggestions are welcome

Overview Papers and Tutorials:

[12] Mihai Surdeanu and Heng Ji. 2014. Overview of the English Slot Filling Track at the TAC2014 Knowledge Base Population Evaluation. Proc. Text Analysis Conference (TAC2014). paper.

[11] Heng Ji, Ralph Grishman and Hoa Trang Dang. 2011. Overview of the TAC 2011 Knowledge Base Population Track. In Text Analysis Conference (TAC) 2011.

[10] Heng Ji, Ralph Grishman, Hoa Trang Dang, Kira Griffitt and Joe Ellis. 2010. Overview of the TAC 2010 Knowledge Base Population Track. In Text Analysis Conference (TAC) 2010.

[9] Heng Ji and Ralph Grishman. 2011. Knowledge Base Population:  Successful Approaches and Challenges. Proc. ACL2011.

[8] P. McNamee and H.T. Dang. 2009. Overview of the tac 2009 knowledge base population track. Proc. Text Analysis Conference (TAC) 2009.


[1] Heike Adel, Benjamin Roth and Hinrich Schütze. 2016. Comparing Convolutional Neural Networks to Traditional Models for Slot Filling. Proc. NAACL2016.


[3] Vidhoon Viswanathan; Nazneen Fatema Rajani; Yinon Bentor; Raymond Mooney. 2015. Stacked Ensembles of Information Extractors for Knowledge-Base Population. Proc. ACL2015.

[2] Yu Hong; Xiaobin Wang; Yadong Chen; Jian Wang; Tongtao Zhang; Heng Ji. 2015. Biography-Dependent Collaborative Entity Archiving for Slot Filling. Proc. EMNLP2015.

[1] Dian Yu, Heng Ji, Sujian Li and Chin-Yew Lin. 2015. Why Read if You can Scan: Scoping Strategy for Biographical Fact Extraction. Proc. NAACL-HLT 2015. paper. slides. trigger lists.


[3] Gabor Angeli, Julie Tibshirani, Jean Y. Wu and Chris Manning. 2014. Combining Distant and Partial Supervision for Relation Extraction. Proc. EMNLP2014.

[2] Taylor Cassidy and Heng Ji. 2014. Analysis and Refinement of Temporal Relation Aggregation. Proc. COLING2014. paper. slides.

[1] Dian Yu, Hongzhao Huang, Taylor Cassidy, Heng Ji, Chi Wang, Shi Zhi, Jiawei Han, Clare Voss and Malik Magdon-Ismail. 2014. The Wisdom of Minority: Unsupervised Slot Filling Validation based on Multi-dimensional Truth-Finding. Proc. COLING2014. paper. slides.


[1] Bonan Min, Ralph Grishman, Li Wan, Chang Wang and David Gondek. Distant Supervision for Relation Extraction with an Incomplete Knowledge Base. In Proceedings of NAACL-HLT 2013.


[1] Bonan Min and Ralph Grishman. Challenges in the TAC-KBP Slot Filling task . In Proceedings of LREC 2012.


[1] Mike Mintz, Steven Bills, Rion Snow and Dan Jurafsky. 2009. Distant Supervision for Relation Extraction without Labeled Data. Proc. ACL2009.