Ultra-Fine Entity Typing

@inproceedings{Choi2018UltraFineET,
  title={Ultra-Fine Entity Typing},
  author={Eunsol Choi and Omer Levy and Yejin Choi and Luke S. Zettlemoyer},
  booktitle={ACL},
  year={2018}
}
We introduce a new entity typing task: given a sentence with an entity mention, the goal is to predict a set of free-form phrases (e.g. skyscraper, songwriter, or criminal) that describe appropriate types for the target entity. This formulation allows us to use a new type of distant supervision at large scale: head words, which indicate the type of the noun phrases they appear in. We show that these ultra-fine types can be crowd-sourced, and introduce new evaluation sets that are much more… CONTINUE READING