Can We Make Information Extraction More Adaptive?

@inproceedings{Wilks1999CanWM,
  title={Can We Make Information Extraction More Adaptive?},
  author={Yorick Wilks and Roberta Catizone},
  booktitle={SCIE},
  year={1999}
}
It seems widely agreed that IE (Information Extraction) is now a tested language technology that has reached precision+recall values that put it in about the same position as Information Retrieval and Machine Translation , both of which are widely used commercially. There is also a clear range of practical applications that would be eased by the sort of template-style data that IE provides. The problem for wider deployment of the technology is adaptability: the ability to customize IE rapidly… 
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