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Building OCR/NER Test Collections

March 16, 2020

Named entity recognition (NER) identifies spans of text that contain names.  Many researchers have reported the results of NER on text created through optical character recognition (OCR) over the past two decades.  Unfortunately, the test collections that support this research are annotated with named entities after OCR has been run.  This means that the collection […]

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