TREC(50) Question Classifier

Description

Classify open-domain, fact-based questions into sub categories of the following broad semantic categories: Abbreviation, Description, Entities, Human Beings, Locations or Numeric Values.

Classified Labels

ENTY_animal, ENTY_body, ENTY_color, ENTY_cremat, ENTY_currency, ENTY_dismed, ENTY_event, ENTY_food, ENTY_instru, ENTY_lang, ENTY_letter, ENTY_other, ENTY_plant, ENTY_product, ENTY_religion, ENTY_sport, ENTY_substance, ENTY_symbol, ENTY_techmeth, ENTY_termeq, ENTY_veh, ENTY_word, DESC_def, DESC_desc, DESC_manner, DESC_reason, HUM_gr, HUM_ind, HUM_title, HUM_desc, LOC_city, LOC_country, LOC_mount, LOC_other, LOC_state, NUM_code, NUM_count, NUM_date, NUM_dist, NUM_money, NUM_ord, NUM_other, NUM_period, NUM_perc, NUM_speed, NUM_temp, NUM_volsize, NUM_weight, ABBR_abb, ABBR_exp.

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How to use

documentAssembler = DocumentAssembler()\
  .setInputCol("text")\
  .setOutputCol("document")
use = UniversalSentenceEncoder.pretrained(lang="en") \
  .setInputCols(["document"])\
  .setOutputCol("sentence_embeddings")
document_classifier = ClassifierDLModel.pretrained('classifierdl_use_trec50', 'en') \
  .setInputCols(["document", "sentence_embeddings"]) \
  .setOutputCol("class")

nlpPipeline = Pipeline(stages=[documentAssembler, use, document_classifier])
light_pipeline = LightPipeline(nlp_pipeline.fit(spark.createDataFrame([['']]).toDF("text")))

annotations = light_pipeline.fullAnnotate('When did the construction of stone circles begin in the UK?')
val documentAssembler = DocumentAssembler()
  .setInputCol("text")
  .setOutputCol("document")
val use = UniversalSentenceEncoder.pretrained(lang="en")
  .setInputCols(Array("document"))
  .setOutputCol("sentence_embeddings")
val document_classifier = ClassifierDLModel.pretrained("classifierdl_use_trec50", "en")
  .setInputCols(Array("document", "sentence_embeddings"))
  .setOutputCol("class")
val pipeline = new Pipeline().setStages(Array(documentAssembler, use, document_classifier))

val result = pipeline.fit(Seq.empty["When did the construction of stone circles begin in the UK?"].toDS.toDF("text")).transform(data)
import nlu
text = ["""William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He is one of the best-known entrepreneurs and pioneers of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s. Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Gates co-founded Microsoft with childhood friend Paul Allen in 1975, in Albuquerque, New Mexico; it went on to become the world's largest personal computer software company. Gates led the company as chairman and CEO until stepping down as CEO in January 2000, but he remained chairman and became chief software architect. During the late 1990s, Gates had been criticized for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive. This opinion has been upheld by numerous court rulings. In June 2006, Gates announced that he would be transitioning to a part-time role at Microsoft and full-time work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the private charitable foundation that he and his wife, Melinda Gates, established in 2000. He gradually transferred his duties to Ray Ozzie and Craig Mundie. He stepped down as chairman of Microsoft in February 2014 and assumed a new post as technology adviser to support the newly appointed CEO Satya Nadella."""]

trec50_df = nlu.load('en.classify.trec50.use').predict(text, output_level = "document")
trec50_df[["document", "trec50"]]

Results

+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+------------+
|document                                                                                        |class       |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+------------+
|When did the construction of stone circles begin in the UK?                                     | NUM_date   |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+------------+

Model Information

Model Name classifierdl_use_trec50
Model Class ClassifierDLModel
Spark Compatibility 2.5.0
Spark NLP Compatibility 2.4
License open source
Edition public
Input Labels [document, sentence_embeddings]
Output Labels [class]
Language en
Upstream Dependencies with tfhub_use

Data Source

This model is trained on the 50 class version of TREC dataset. http://search.r-project.org/library/textdata/html/dataset_trec.html