Named Entity Recognition for Gujarati: A CRF Based Approach

  • Vipul Garg
  • Nikit Saraf
  • Prasenjit Majumder
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8284)

Abstract

This paper is about Named Entity Recognition (NER) for Gujarati language. Not much work has been done in NER for Gujarati. In this paper, an NER tagger is build using Conditional Random Fields (CRF). The NER tagger is capable of identifying person, location and organization names with an F1-score of 0.832.

Keywords

NER for Gujarati CRF Named Entity POS Tagger 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vipul Garg
    • 1
  • Nikit Saraf
    • 1
  • Prasenjit Majumder
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Retrieval LabDhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication TechnologyGandhinagarIndia

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