We describe the CoNLL-2003 shared task: language-independent named entity recognition. We give background information on the data sets (English and German) and the evaluation method, present and general overview of the systems that have taken part in the task and discuss their performance
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of CoNLL-2003, Edmonton, Canada|
|Editors||W. Daelemans, M. Osborne|
|Place of Publication||U.S.A.|
|Publisher||Morgan Kaufman Publishers|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|
Tjong Kim Sang, E. F., & De Meulder, F. (2003). Introduction to the CoNLL-2003 Shared Task: Language-Independent Named Entity Recognition. In W. Daelemans, & M. Osborne (Eds.), Proceedings of CoNLL-2003, Edmonton, Canada (pp. 142-145). Morgan Kaufman Publishers.