A Character n-gram Based Approach for Improved Recall in Indian Language NER

  title={A Character n-gram Based Approach for Improved Recall in Indian Language NER},
  author={Praneeth Shishtla and Prasad Pingali and Vasudeva Varma},
Named Entity Recognition (NER) is the task of identifying and classifying all proper nouns in a document as person names, organization names, location names, date & time expressions and miscellaneous. Previous work (Cucerzan and Yarowsky, 1999) was done using the complete words as features which suffers from a low recall problem. Character n-gram based approach (Klein et al., 2003) using generative models, was experimented on English language and it proved to be useful over the word based… CONTINUE READING
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