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To: TDT Distrib <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Fiscus <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: TDT3 Corpus: NE and POS tags?
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 08:24:49 -0500
I don't have the resources Ron's looking for, so can some one help?
"Ronald K. Braun" wrote:
> Hi Jon--
> I'd like to take you up on your kind offer of assistance with a
> question. We are seeking to normalize our work with respect to
> previous projects as much as possible for baseline comparisons. We were
> under the hazy impression that the TDT3 corpus was distributed with
> named entity (NE) and part-of-speech (POS) tags (provided by BBN
> software, if I'm not mistaken), but we haven't been able to find
> instances of such in the TDT3 corpus (Multilanguage Text Version 2.0) or
> at the NIST or LDC sites other than passing references to their possible
> existence. Is there a canonical set of NE and/or POS tags that were
> used by systems interested in such, or did they all use common tagging
> Thanks much for any guidance!
> Jonathan Fiscus wrote:
> > Ron,
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> > Jon
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> > >
> > > Hi--
> > >
> > > My company has been awarded a contract to do some work for DARPA on
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