Inducing Information Extraction Systems for New Languages via Cross-language Projection

@inproceedings{Riloff2002InducingIE,
  title={Inducing Information Extraction Systems for New Languages via Cross-language Projection},
  author={Ellen Riloff and Charles Schafer and David Yarowsky},
  booktitle={COLING},
  year={2002}
}
Information extraction (IE) systems are costly to build becausethey requiredevelopment texts, parsing tools, andspecializeddictionariesfor eachapplication domain and each natural languagethat needs to be processed. We present a novel methodfor rapidly creatingIE systems for new languagesby exploiting existing IE systems via crosslanguageprojection. Given an IE system for a sourcelanguage(e.g., English), we cantransferits annotationsto correspondingtexts in a target language(e.g., French)and… CONTINUE READING

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