Cheap Translation for Cross-Lingual Named Entity Recognition

@inproceedings{Mayhew2017CheapTF,
  title={Cheap Translation for Cross-Lingual Named Entity Recognition},
  author={Stephen D. Mayhew and Chen-Tse Tsai and Dan Roth},
  booktitle={EMNLP},
  year={2017}
}
Recent work in NLP has attempted to deal with low-resource languages but still assumed a resource level that is not present for most languages, e.g., the availability of Wikipedia in the target language. We propose a simple method for crosslingual named entity recognition (NER) that works well in settings with very minimal resources. Our approach makes use of a lexicon to “translate” annotated data available in one or several high resource language(s) into the target language, and learns a… CONTINUE READING
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