Language Independent Named Entity Classification by modified Transformation-based Learning and by Decision Tree Induction

@inproceedings{Black2002LanguageIN,
  title={Language Independent Named Entity Classification by modified Transformation-based Learning and by Decision Tree Induction},
  author={William J. Black and Argyrios Vasilakopoulos},
  booktitle={CoNLL},
  year={2002}
}
We describe our last results at the CoNLL2002 shared task of Named Entity Recognition and Classiication using two approaches that we rst applied to other NLL problems. We have been developing our own modiied TBL learner initially to tackle the Part-of-Speech tagging problem, for integration in a hybrid NLL and rule-based system for information extraction (Ciravegna et al., 1999). After encouraging results in applying decision tree induction to the CoNLL2001 task of chunking, Jones (2002), where… CONTINUE READING
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