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EMNLP
2010
11 years 3 months ago
Hashing-Based Approaches to Spelling Correction of Personal Names
We propose two hashing-based solutions to the problem of fast and effective personal names spelling correction in People Search applications. The key idea behind our methods is to...
Raghavendra Udupa, Shaishav Kumar
COLING
1996
11 years 6 months ago
Identification and Classification of Proper Nouns in Chinese Texts
Various strategies are proposed to identify and classify three types of proper nouns in Chinese texts. Clues from character, sentence and paragraph levels are employed to resolve ...
Hsin-Hsi Chen, Jen-Chang Lee
NAACL
2001
11 years 6 months ago
Unsupervised Learning of Name Structure From Coreference Data
We present two methods for learning the structure of personal names from unlabeled data. The first simply uses a few implicit constraints governing this structure to gain a toehol...
Eugene Charniak
LREC
2010
120views Education» more  LREC 2010»
11 years 6 months ago
Influence of Module Order on Rule-Based De-identification of Personal Names in Electronic Patient Records Written in Swedish
Electronic patient records (EPRs) are a valuable resource for research but for confidentiality reasons they cannot be used freely. In order to make EPRs available to a wider group...
Elin Carlsson, Hercules Dalianis
SIGMOD
1998
ACM
115views Database» more  SIGMOD 1998»
11 years 9 months ago
Providing Database-like Access to the Web Using Queries Based on Textual Similarity
Most databases contain “name constants” like course numbers, personal names, and place names that correspond to entities in the real world. Previous work in integration of het...
William W. Cohen
IV
2000
IEEE
118views Visualization» more  IV 2000»
11 years 9 months ago
Direct Annotation: A Drag-and-Drop Strategy for Labeling Photos
Annotating photos is such a time-consuming, tedious and error-prone data entry task that it discourages most owners of personal photo libraries. By allowing users to drag labels s...
Ben Shneiderman, Hyunmo Kang
JCDL
2004
ACM
198views Education» more  JCDL 2004»
11 years 10 months ago
Finding authoritative people from the web
Today’s web is so huge and diverse that it arguably reflects the real world. For this reason, searching the web is a promising approach to find things in the real world. This ...
Masanori Harada, Shin-ya Sato, Kazuhiro Kazama
ICADL
2007
Springer
131views Education» more  ICADL 2007»
11 years 11 months ago
Personal Name Disambiguation in Web Search Results Based on a Semi-supervised Clustering Approach
Most of the previous works that disambiguate personal names in Web search results often employ agglomerative clustering approaches. In contrast, we have adopted a semi-supervised c...
Kazunari Sugiyama, Manabu Okumura
OSDI
2006
ACM
12 years 5 months ago
Persistent Personal Names for Globally Connected Mobile Devices
The Unmanaged Internet Architecture (UIA) provides zero-configuration connectivity among mobile devices through personal names. Users assign personal names
Bryan Ford, Jacob Strauss, Chris Lesniewski-Laas, ...
ICML
2002
IEEE
12 years 6 months ago
A New Statistical Approach to Personal Name Extraction
We propose a new statistical approach to extracting personal names from a corpus. One of the key points of our approach is that it can both automatically learn the characteristics...
Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Feng Zhang
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