Definitions for "PANKOW"
The success of the Semantic Web depends on the availability of ontologies as well as of web pages annotated with metadata conforming to these ontologies. Acquiring the necessary metadata through manual definition of an information extraction system is a laborious task requiring a lot of time and expert know-how. PANKOW (Pattern-based Annotation through Knowledge on the Web) , represents an automated self annotating Web method based on counting Google hits of instantiated linguistic patterns.