Automatic Construction of Lexical Resources

The recognition of entity mentions plays an important role in information extraction systems. Whether one takes a rule-based approach or employs machine learning techniques, it is useful to have a gazetteer of the words that strongly indicate the mentions of target entity classes. This note briefly discribes our approach to the task of automatically collecting lexical items with entity classes from an unannotated corpus.

By: Rie Kubota Ando

Published in: RC22969 in 2003


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