Developing a Robust Part-of-Speech Tagger for Biomedical Text

  title={Developing a Robust Part-of-Speech Tagger for Biomedical Text},
  author={Yoshimasa Tsuruoka and Yuka Tateishi and Jin-Dong Kim and Tomoko Ohta and John McNaught and Sophia Ananiadou and Jun'ichi Tsujii},
  booktitle={Panhellenic Conference on Informatics},
This paper presents a part-of-speech tagger which is specifically tuned for biomedical text. We have built the tagger with maximum entropy modeling and a state-of-the-art tagging algorithm. The tagger was trained on a corpus containing newspaper articles and biomedical documents so that it would work well on various types of biomedical text. Experimental results on the Wall Street Journal corpus, the GENIA corpus, and the PennBioIE corpus revealed that adding training data from a different… CONTINUE READING

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