Entity linking at the tail: sparse signals, unknown entities, and phrase models

@inproceedings{Jin2014EntityLA,
  title={Entity linking at the tail: sparse signals, unknown entities, and phrase models},
  author={Yuzhe Jin and Emre Kiciman and Kuansan Wang and Ricky Loynd},
  booktitle={WSDM},
  year={2014}
}
Web search is seeing a paradigm shift from keyword based search to an entity-centric organization of web data. To support web search with this deeper level of understanding, a web-scale entity linking system must have 3 key properties: First, its feature extraction must be robust to the diversity of web documents and their varied writing styles and content structures. Second, it must maintain high-precision linking for "tail" (unpopular) entities that is robust to the existence of confounding… CONTINUE READING
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