Named Entity Recognition for Telugu

  title={Named Entity Recognition for Telugu},
  author={P. Srikanth and Kavi Narayana Murthy},
This paper is about Named Entity Recognition (NER) for Telugu. Not much work has been done in NER for Indian languages in general and Telugu in particular. Adequate annotated corpora are not yet available in Telugu. We recognize that named entities are usually nouns. In this paper we therefore start with our experiments in building a CRF (Conditional Random Fields) based Noun Tagger. Trained on a manually tagged data of 13,425 words and tested on a test data set of 6,223 words, this Noun Tagger… CONTINUE READING
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