Anne-Stine Ruud Husevåg


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NorNE: Annotating Named Entities for Norwegian
Fredrik Jørgensen | Tobias Aasmoe | Anne-Stine Ruud Husevåg | Lilja Øvrelid | Erik Velldal
Proceedings of the 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference

This paper presents NorNE, a manually annotated corpus of named entities which extends the annotation of the existing Norwegian Dependency Treebank. Comprising both of the official standards of written Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk), the corpus contains around 600,000 tokens and annotates a rich set of entity types including persons, organizations, locations, geo-political entities, products, and events, in addition to a class corresponding to nominals derived from names. We here present details on the annotation effort, guidelines, inter-annotator agreement and an experimental analysis of the corpus using a neural sequence labeling architecture.