NIST TAC Knowledge Base Population (KBP2018) Entity Discovery and Linking Track


  • Participants can obtain data from LDC after finish registration, the available data sets are listed in the evaluation license.

External Public datasets (related to this task)

  • These have been used in the literature for fine-grained NER recently. You can download them from here. (Sonse Simaoka's repository.)
  • Namely, these are Ontonotes and FIGER(GOLD) datasets. They have Train, Dev and blind Test splits.
  • For license information for the above data please follow the papers that introduce / use them. 1. Ontonotes: Weischedel et al., 2011 and Gillick 2014 and 2. FIGER(GOLD): Ling and Weld, 2012.