Resource: Quaero Broadcast News Extended Named Entity corpus

Reference Quaero Broadcast News Extended Named Entity corpus
Date of Submission Jan. 24, 2014, 4:31 p.m.
Status accepted
ISLRN 074-668-446-920-0
Resource Type Primary Text
Media Type Audio
Source
Language French
Description

The Quaero Broadcast News Extended Named Entity corpus consists of the manual annotation of (i) the ESTER 2 corpus (see ELRA-S0338) and (ii) the Quaero Speech Recognition Evaluation corpus (manual and automatic transcriptions coming from 3 different ASR systems). The first part is the training corpus and the second one is the test corpus.

The corpus is fully manually annotated according to the Quaero extended and structured named entity definition, which differentiates entity "types" and "components". The training part of the corpus is only composed of broadcast news data and contains 188 shows, 1,291,225 words, 113,885 types and 146,405 components. The test corpus is composed of both broadcast news and broadcast conversations data and contains 18 shows, 108,010 words, 5,523 types and 8,902 components.

The Quaero Broadcast News Extended Named Entity Corpus consists of:
- a manually transcribed and fully annotated radio broadcast news and broadcast conversation corpus amounting to about 1.5 million words,
- a sub-corpus serving as a mini-reference corpus for quality evaluation purposes,
- tools developed for annotation and evaluation,
- guidelines.

Version 1.0
Distributor ELRA