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Active learning for sense annotation

Héctor Martínez Alonso
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Barbara Plank
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Anders Johannsen
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Anders Søgaard
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Published in: Proceedings of the 20th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics, NODALIDA 2015, May 11-13, 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 109:31, s. 245-249

NEALT Proceedings Series 23:31, s. 245-249

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Published: 2015-05-06

ISBN: 978-91-7519-098-3

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


This article describes a real (non-synthetic) active-learning experiment to obtain supersense annotations for Danish. We compare two instance selection strategies and evaluate their performance during the annotation process, across domains for the final resulting system, as well as against in-domain adjudicated data.


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