Paper: Towards the Adequate Evaluation of Morphosyntactic Taggers

ACL ID C10-2001
Title Towards the Adequate Evaluation of Morphosyntactic Taggers
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Poster Session
Year 2010
Authors

There exists a well-established and almost unanimously adopted measure of tagger performance, namely, accuracy. Although it is perfectly adequate for small tagsets and typical approaches to disambiguation, we show that it is deficient when applied to rich morphological tagsets and propose various extensions designed to better cor- relate with the real usefulness of the tag- ger.