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Chinese Named Entity Recognition Based on Multilevel Linguistic Features

  • Honglei Guo
  • Jianmin Jiang
  • Gang Hu
  • Tong Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3248)

Abstract

This paper presents a Chinese named entity recognition system that employs the Robust Risk Minimization (RRM) classification method and incorporates the advantages of character-based and word-based models. From experiments on a large-scale corpus, we show that significant performance enhancements can be obtained by integrating various linguistic information (such as Chinese word segmentation, semantic types, part of speech, and named entity triggers) into a basic Chinese character based model. A novel feature weighting mechanism is also employed to obtain more useful cues from most important linguistic features. Moreover, to overcome the limitation of computational resources in building a high-quality named entity recognition system from a large-scale corpus, informative samples are selected by an active learning approach.

Keywords

Chinese Character Linguistic Feature Chinese Word Name Entity Recognition Entity Recognition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Honglei Guo
    • 1
  • Jianmin Jiang
    • 1
  • Gang Hu
    • 1
  • Tong Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.IBM China Research LaboratoryBeijingP.R. China
  2. 2.IBM T.J. Watson Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA

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