A Brief Survey and Comparative Study of Recent Development of Pronoun Coreference Resolution in English

  title={A Brief Survey and Comparative Study of Recent Development of Pronoun Coreference Resolution in English},
  author={Hongming Zhang and Xinran Zhao and Yangqiu Song},
Pronoun Coreference Resolution (PCR) is the task of resolving pronominal expressions to all mentions they refer to. Compared with the general coreference resolution task, the main challenge of PCR is the coreference relation prediction rather than the mention detection. As one important natural language understanding (NLU) component, pronoun resolution is crucial for many downstream tasks and still challenging for existing models, which motivates us to survey existing approaches and think about… 

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