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Jianhan Zhu

 Jianhan Zhu
ESpotter: A Domain and User Adaptation Approach for Named Entity Recognition on the Web
This event took place on Monday 14 June 2004 at 12:30

Named entity recognition (NER) systems are commonly designed with a "one-size-fits-all" philosophy. Lexicons and patterns manually crafted or learned from a training set of documents are applied to any other document without taking into account its background and user needs. However, when applying NER to Web pages, due to the diversity of these Web pages and user needs, one size frequently does not fit all. In this talk, I present a system called ESpotter, which improves NER on the Web by adapting lexicons and patterns to domains on the Web and user preferences. My results show that ESpotteqr provides more accurate and efficient NER on Web pages from various domains than current NER systems. ESpotter is implemented as a browser plug-in to help solve the information overload problem on the Web by discovering relevant information on user's behalf. Further work of integrating ESpotter with ontology based semantic browsing tool, Magpie, and the KMi semantic Web site are explored.

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