A Simple Named Entity Extractor using AdaBoost

  title={A Simple Named Entity Extractor using AdaBoost},
  author={Xavier Carreras and Llu{\'i}s M{\`a}rquez i Villodre and Llu{\'i}s Padr{\'o}},
This paper presents a Named Entity Extraction (NEE) system for the CoNLL-2003 shared task competition. As in the past year edition (Carreras et al., 2002a), we have approached the task by treating the two main sub–tasks of the problem, recognition (NER) and classification (NEC), sequentially and independently with separate modules. Both modules are machine learning based systems, which make use of binary and multiclass AdaBoost classifiers. Named Entity recognition is performed as a greedy… CONTINUE READING
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