Global Pointer: Novel Efficient Span-based Approach for Named Entity Recognition

  title={Global Pointer: Novel Efficient Span-based Approach for Named Entity Recognition},
  author={Jianlin Su and Ahmed Murtadha and Shengfeng Pan and Jing Hou and Jun Sun and Wanwei Huang and Bo Wen and Yunfeng Liu},
We extensively evaluate GP on various benchmark datasets. Our extensive experiments demonstrate that GP can outperform the existing solution. Moreover, the experimental results show the efficacy of the introduced loss function compared to softmax and entropy alternatives. experimental results show the efficacy of the introduced loss function compared to softmax and entropy alternatives. 

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