Multimodal Named Entity Disambiguation for Noisy Social Media Posts

ACL 2018 Seungwhan MoonLeonardo NevesVitor Carvalho

We introduce the new Multimodal Named Entity Disambiguation (MNED) task for multimodal social media posts such as Snapchat or Instagram captions, which are composed of short captions with accompanying images. Social media posts bring significant challenges for disambiguation tasks because 1) ambiguity not only comes from polysemous entities, but also from inconsistent or incomplete notations, 2) very limited context is provided with surrounding words, and 3) there are many emerging entities often unseen during training... (read more)

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