When silver glitters more than gold: Bootstrapping an Italian part-of-speech tagger for Twitter

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Plank, Barbara; Nissim, Malvina;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Accademia University Press
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4000/books.aaccademia.1966
  • Subject: riconoscimento telefonico articolare | étiqueter les messages des médias sociaux | Linguistics | CF | computational linguistics | linguistica computazionale | entità chiamata rEcognition e collegamenti nei tweet italiani | articulatory phone recognition | sentiment polarity classification | named entity rEcognition and linking in italian tweets | tagging for italian social media texts | event factuality annotation | Computer Science - Computation and Language | classificazione polarità sentimenti | classement polarité sentiments | annotazione fattualità degli eventi | LAN009000 | entité appelée rEcognition et liens dans le tweets italien | To be checked by Faculty | linguistique computationelle | reconnaissance téléphonique articulatoire | annotation de facturation de l'événement | etichettare per messaggi social media

We bootstrap a state-of-the-art part-of-speech tagger to tag Italian Twitter data, in the context of the Evalita 2016 PoSTWITA shared task. We show that training the tagger on native Twitter data enriched with little amounts of specifically selected gold data and additi... View more
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