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From Damiano Porta <damianopo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Name Finder trainer default settings
Date Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:51:47 GMT
I have good results with perceptron, but +1 for CRF

2017-02-07 15:42 GMT+01:00 Russ, Daniel (NIH/CIT) [E] <druss@mail.nih.gov>:

> Hi Jörn,
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>    I think the best entity recognition systems use CRF’s.  At some point
> we might want to consider adding them.  As you know, ME classifiers suffer
> from label bias problem (see Lafferty et. al<http://repository.upenn.
> edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1162&context=cis_papers>.) CRF’s deal
> with that issue.  I believe that perceptrons suffer from the same problem.
> If you think the results are better, I have no problem.  I think that our
> long-term goal should be to add a CRF, and make it the default for the
> NameFinder.
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> Daniel
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> On 2/6/17, 12:40 PM, "Joern Kottmann" <kottmann@gmail.com> wrote:
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>     Hello all,
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>     I would like to propose to switch the default training algorithm from
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>     maxent gis to perceptron for the Name Finder. In all the data sets I
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>     tried perceptron performs better than maxent gis and I believe that
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>     would be a much more sensible default.
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>     A user can always override the default by providing the algorithms
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>     parameter for training.
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>     What do you think?
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>     Jörn
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