A language modeling approach to entity recognition and disambiguation for search queries

@inproceedings{Dalvi2014ALM,
  title={A language modeling approach to entity recognition and disambiguation for search queries},
  author={Bhavana Bharat Dalvi and Chenyan Xiong and James P. Callan},
  booktitle={ERD@SIGIR},
  year={2014}
}
The Entity Recognition and Disambiguation (ERD) problem refers to the task of recognizing mentions of entities in a given query string, disambiguating them, and mapping them to entities in a given Knowledge Base(KB). If there are multiple ways to interpret the query, then an ERD system is supposed to group candidate entity annotations into consistent interpretations. In this paper, we propose a four step solution to this problem. First, we generate candidate entity strings by segmenting… CONTINUE READING