Results of the WNUT16 Named Entity Recognition Shared Task

Benjamin Strauss, Bethany Toma, Alan Ritter, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Wei Xu


Abstract
This paper presents the results of the Twitter Named Entity Recognition shared task associated with W-NUT 2016: a named entity tagging task with 10 teams participating. We outline the shared task, annotation process and dataset statistics, and provide a high-level overview of the participating systems for each shared task.
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W16-3919
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Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text (WNUT)
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December
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2016
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Osaka, Japan
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WNUT | WS
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The COLING 2016 Organizing Committee
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138–144
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