Accession Number:

ADA633464

Title:

Overview of MUC-7/MET-2

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The tasks performed by the systems participating in the seventh Message Understanding Conference and the Second Multilingual Entity Task are described here in general terms with examples. On the level of entity extraction, Named Entities NE were defined as proper names and quantities of interest. Person, organization, and location names were marked as well as dates, times, percentages, and monetary amounts. The annotation was SGML within the text stream. An example from MUC-7 New York Times News Service in English follows. The ENAMEX TYPELOCATIONU.K.ENAMEX satellite television broadcaster said its subscriber base grew NUMEX TYPEPERCENT17.5 percentNUMEX during TIMEX TYPEDATEthe past yearTIMEX to 5.35 million The Named Entity task was carried out in Chinese and Japanese MET-2 concurrently with English MUC-7.

Subject Categories:

  • Linguistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE