Paper: Introduction To The CoNLL-2002 Shared Task: Language-Independent Named Entity Recognition

ACL ID W02-2024
Title Introduction To The CoNLL-2002 Shared Task: Language-Independent Named Entity Recognition
Venue International Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning
Session Main Conference
Year 2002
Authors

We give background information on the data sets and the evaluation method, presenta general overview of the systems that havetaken part in the task and discuss their performance. 1 Introduction Named entities are phrases that contain the names of persons, organizations, locations, times and quantities. Example: [PER Wol ], currently a journalist in [LOC Argentina ], played with [PER Del Bosque ] in the nal years of the seventies in [ORG Real Madrid ]. This sentence contains four named entities: Wol and Del Bosque are persons, Argentina is a location and Real Madrid is a organization. tion. The shared task of CoNLL-2002 concerns language-independent named entity recognition. tion. We will concentrate on four types of named entities: persons, locations, organizations and names of miscellan...