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Cheap Translation for Cross-Lingual Named Entity Recognition
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We propose a simple method for cross-lingual named entity recognition (NER) that works well in settings with very minimal resources. Expand
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Cross-Lingual Named Entity Recognition via Wikification
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We propose a cross-lingual NER model which is trained on annotated documents in one or multiple source languages, and can be applied to all languages in Wikipedia. Expand
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Concept-based analysis of scientific literature
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This paper studies the importance of identifying and categorizing scientific concepts as a way to achieve a deeper understanding of the research literature of a scientific community. Expand
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Cross-lingual Wikification Using Multilingual Embeddings
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We address this problem by jointly training multilingual embeddings for words and Wikipedia titles in the same continuous vector space and show that our proposed approach outperforms various baselines. Expand
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Open Domain Question Answering via Semantic Enrichment
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We develop a new QA system that mines answers directly from the Web, and meanwhile employs KBs as a significant auxiliary to further boost the QA performance. Expand
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Zero-Shot Open Entity Typing as Type-Compatible Grounding
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We introduce ZOE, a zero-shot entity typing approach that requires no annotated data and can flexibly identify newly defined types. Expand
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Concept Grounding to Multiple Knowledge Bases via Indirect Supervision
  • Chen-Tse Tsai, D. Roth
  • Computer Science
  • Transactions of the Association for Computational…
  • 25 April 2016
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We consider the problem of disambiguating concept mentions appearing in documents and grounding them in multiple knowledge bases, where each knowledge base addresses some aspects of the domain. Expand
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Overview of UI-CCG Systems for Event Argument Extraction , Entity Discovery and Linking , and Slot Filler Validation
In this paper, we describe the University of Illinois (UI CCG) submission to the 2013 TAC KBP Event Argument Extraction (EAE), English Entity Discovery and Linking (EDL), and Slot Filler ValidationExpand
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A Linear Ensemble of Individual and Blended Models for Music Rating Prediction
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This paper summarizes our work on track 1 of the KDDCup 2011. Expand
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Web-based Question Answering: Revisiting AskMSR
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We propose a Web-QA system that removes the query pattern generation step and improves answer candidate generation and ranking steps and outperforms AskMSR by 34 points of MRR. Expand
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