[Corpora-List] Annotation Tool for German corpora/NE recognition task

Michael Sonntag sonntag_michael at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 17 19:27:01 CEST 2006


Hi to everybody,

thx for the very quick answers to my question concerning annotation tools. I
will get into the tools you suggested and hopefully get on with my work.
Thx a lot and cheers
Mike Sonntag



>From: <Frank.Schilder at thomson.com>

>To: <sonntag_michael at hotmail.com>, <CORPORA at UIB.NO>

>Subject: RE: [Corpora-List] Annotation Tool for German corpora/NE

>recognition task

>Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 09:35:39 -0500

>

>Hi,

>

> >

> > What I am really missing is:

> > - a good tool to annotate some documents quickly, i.e. with

> > information about : toponym, first and surname, and other

> > NEs. This, to get an idea

> > (prec.+recall) about the quality of my models.

>

>A couple of free annotation tools:

>http://wordfreak.sourceforge.net/

>http://callisto.mitre.org/

>And Gate which can be used as annotation tool, too:

>(see http://gate.ac.uk/sale/am/annotationmanual.pdf)

>

>

> > - still better: an annotated corpus. Is there any out there?

> >

>

>I don't think there is a standard corpus that is used. Perhaps a good

>starting place would be to look at the Proceedings of the 2005 workshop on

>Geographic information retrieval, in particular

>http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1096985.1097001

>

>Frank Schilder








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