Message Understanding Conference (MUC) 6 Additional News Text
|Item Name:||Message Understanding Conference (MUC) 6 Additional News Text|
|Author(s):||Nancy Chinchor, Beth Sundheim|
|LDC Catalog No.:||LDC96T10|
MUC VI User Agreement
|Online Documentation:||LDC96T10 Documents|
|Licensing Instructions:||Subscription & Standard Members, and Non-Members|
|Citation:||Chinchor, Nancy, and Beth Sundheim. Message Understanding Conference (MUC) 6 Additional News Text LDC96T10. Web Download. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, 1996.|
Message Understanding Conference (MUC) 6 Additional News Text was developed by the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC).
In the 1990s, the MUC evaluations funded the development of metrics and statistical algorithms to support government evaluations of emerging information extraction technologies. Additional information from NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) can be found at http://www.itl.nist.gov/iaui/894.02/related_projects/muc.
This corpus contains additional training data for the MUC 6 evaluation. Both MUC 6 and MUC 6 Additional News Text are necessary in order to replicate the evaluation. These materials are published as received without further quality control at LDC, except that the files have been uncompressed.
August 20, 2003: This corpus was formerly published under the name "MUC VI Text Collection." The more suitable name of "Message Understanding Conference (MUC) 6 Additional News Text" was adopted when Message Understanding Conference (MUC) 6 (LDC2003T13), the main corpus containing the evaluation materials, was published in 2003.
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