Context and Domain Knowledge Enhanced Entity Spotting in Informal Text

TitleContext and Domain Knowledge Enhanced Entity Spotting in Informal Text
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsMeenakshi Nagarajan, Daniel Gruhl, Christine Robson, Jan Pieper, Amit Sheth
Conference NameInternational Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2009)
Conference LocationChantilly, VA, USA

This paper explores the application of restricted relationship graphs (RDF) and statistical NLP techniques to improve named entity annotation in challenging Informal English domains. We validate our approach using on-line forums discussing popular music. Named entity annotation is particularly difficult in this domain because it is characterized by a large number of ambiguous entities, such as the Madonna album “Music” or Lilly Allen's pop hit “Smile”. We evaluate improvements in annotation accuracy that can be obtained by ...

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Daniel Gruhl, Meenakshi Nagarajan, Jan Pieper,Christine Robson, Amit Sheth, 'Context and Domain Enhanced Entity Spotting in Informal Text,' The Semantic Web - ISWC 2009, Proceedings of 8th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2009), Chantilly, VA, USA, October 25-29 , 2009, pp. 260-276.
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