Paper: Extracting Personal Names From Email: Applying Named Entity Recognition To Informal Text

ACL ID H05-1056
Title Extracting Personal Names From Email: Applying Named Entity Recognition To Informal Text
Venue Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
Session Main Conference
Year 2005
Authors

There has been little prior work on Named Entity Recognition for ”informal” docu- ments like email. We present two meth- ods for improving performance of per- son name recognizers for email: email- specific structural features and a recall- enhancing method which exploits name repetition across multiple documents.