Ruprecht-Karls-UniversitÃ<83>¤t Heidelberg

HeiNER - the Heidelberg Named Entity Resource

Documentation

  1. Translation Dictionary
  2. Disambiguation Dictionary
  3. Dataset
    1. ambiguous
    2. complete
Translation Dictionary
The Translation Dictionary contains all Named Entities encountered in the English Wikipedia and its translations into the 253 languages available in Wikipedia.

Example
<transDict>
  <namedEntity id=’2134’>
   <an>Organizazión d’as Nazions Unitas</an>
   <ar>الأمم المتحد</ar>
   <bs>Ujedinjeni narodi</bs>
   <el>Οργανισμός Ηνωμένων Εθνών</el>
   <ga>Nisiin Aontaithe</ga>
   <gl>ONU</gl>
   <he>האומות המאוחדות</he>
   <hu>Egyesült Nemzetek Szervezete</hu>
   <lb>Vereent Natiounen</lb>
   <nds>Vereente Natschonen</nds>
   <ru>Организация Объединённых Наций</ru>
   <tr>Birle_mi_ Milletler</tr>
   <en>United Nations</en>
   ...
   <ja>国際連合</ja>
   <zh>联合国</zh>
  </namedEntity>
  ...
</transDict>
			
Disambiguation Dictionary
The Disambiguation Dictionary represents the mapping between all ambiguous proper names and the set of unique Named Entities they refer to.

Example
 <dictSet>
   <pageTitle>Python</pageTitle>
   <ne>Python (roller coaster)</ne>
   <ne>Colt Python</ne>
   <ne>Python II</ne>
   <ne>Armstrong Siddeley Python</ne>
   <ne>Python (film)</ne>
   <ne>Monty Python</ne>
   <ne>Python Automobile</ne>
   <ne>Python (programming language)</ne>
   <ne>Python (mythology)</ne>
   <ne>Pythonidae</ne>
 </dictSet>
 			
Dataset
The Dataset contains contexts of Named Entities extracted from Wikipedia articles. More precisely, it contains contexts of links which refer to Named Entities.

Example
<context id=’0’>
  <surfaceForm>United Nations<surfaceForm>
  <leftContext>
    The World Health Organization (WHO) is a
    specialized agency of the
  </leftContext>
  <rightContext>
    (UN) that acts as a coordinating authority
    on international public health.
  </rightContext>
  <ne>United Nations</ne>
</context>
			
  1. Dataset_ambiguous

    The Dataset_ambiguous contains only those Named Entity occurrences which are ambiguous, i.e. the surface forms of the links which refer to the Named Entities are ambiguous.
  2. Dataset_complete

    The Dataset_complete contains all Named Entity occurrences.
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