Named-Entity Recognition for Polish with SProUT

  • Jakub Piskorski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3490)


Although considerable work on named-entity recognition for few major languages exists, research on this topic in the context of Slavonic languages has been almost neglected. This paper presents a rule-based named-entity recognition system for Polish built on top of SProUT, a novel multi-lingual NLP platform. We pinpoint the encountered difficulties and present some promising evaluation results.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jakub Piskorski
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  1. 1.DFKI GmbHSaarbrückenGermany

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