tagger

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tagger a computer program that attaches labels to the grammatical constituents of textual matter
    • n tagger someone who appends or joins one thing to another "a theory that was simply added on by some anonymous tagger"
    • n tagger someone who assigns labels to the grammatical constituents of textual matter
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tagger A device for removing taglocks from sheep.
    • Tagger One who, or that which, appends or joins one thing to another.
    • Tagger Sheets of tin or other plate which run below the gauge.
    • Tagger That which is pointed like a tag. "Hedgehogs' or procupines' small taggers ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tagger One who tags or attaches one thing to another.
    • n tagger That which is joined or appended to anything; an appendage.
    • n tagger The pursuer in the game of tag.
    • n tagger A device for removing tag-locks from sheep.
    • n tagger plural Very thin sheet-iron, either coated or not coated with tin. The latter is known as black taggers; the former is sometimes called simply taggers, and sometimes taggers tin. This material is used for a great variety of purposes where cheapness is desirable and strength not essential.
    • n tagger A sheet of tin-plate of less than the standard gage or size of the box or lot in which it is packed; a light-weight plate. In the United States such sheets are more commonly called wasters.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Tagger anything that tags, an appendage
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A weaker form of tack.

Usage

In literature:

He opened to their minds' view all the indecorous life of a tagger after professional sports.
"Heart of the West" by O. Henry
Lion, I guess, or a tagger, or sumpum or other.
"Back Home" by Eugene Wood
The successful tagger may then return to Ids home without danger of being tagged.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
A tagger stands in the center of the circle.
"Games and Play for School Morale" by Various
The tagging must be done in the same aisle in which the tagger stands.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
He call me 'Tagger-Leelee.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
One of these is called the "tagger," the other is "It.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
Dey too many blind taggers now.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Hee 'tagger like new-drop calf.
"The Headless Horseman" by Mayne Reid
And taggers on the corner every day Reminded you of suffering and of want.
"Domesday Book" by Edgar Lee Masters
Vary by having both tagged and tagger skip, hop, etc., instead of run.
"Home Occupations for Boys and Girls" by Bertha Johnston
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In news:

Twelve years ago, Jose Saenz was a Los Angeles Unified School District dropout and run-of-the-mill tagger known on the east side of Los Angeles as Smiley, a nod to the way he flashed his trademark brilliant grin.
A suspected 16-year-old tagger was arrested early Monday morning after he was caught vandalizing a new city park on Michigan Avenue.
We're learning more about the arrest of a suspected tagger who's been accused of spraying graffiti on several businesses on the northwest side.
Police left Dan Halsted badly bruised after they tackled and stunned him four years ago, thinking he was a tagger .
Cat & mouse game between Brownsville police and taggers .
New Weapon in Fight Against Taggers : Mom.
Taggers arrested, caught vandalizing building north of downtown San Antonio.
This Google Maps image shows the 11300 block of Hatteras Street in North Hollywood, where a man was shot by a group of taggers on Tuesday, Sept 25, 2012.
San Jose taggers say they're not a gang.
"There's no one person that is responsible but the tagger ," said Romero.
A gang member was sentenced on Wednesday to 50 years to life in prison for murdering a woman who was trying to stop taggers .
Taggers continue to target Vancouver Land Bridge.
Police arrested two taggers early Friday in Portland for graffiti related to the Occupy Portland demonstration.
City Attorney Wants to Bust Taggers for Hanging Out.
Taggers are leavin their marks lopez, asked, lafferty, property, tagging, reward, police, crime, stoppers, department.
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In science:

Soft lepton taggers identify the flavor of the b-jets with a 69% purity.
Top Quark Physics at the Tevatron
Two-photon physics from e+e− collisions is explored at DAΦNE ; the process e+e− → e+ e−π 0 will be studied at KLOE-2 running the machine at the φ peak (√s = 1.02 GeV) thanks to new lepton tagger detectors .
MesonNet Workshop on Meson Transition Form Factors
With exactly one analysis per word in its output, de Marcken's tagger has a recall of approximately %.
Three studies of grammar-based surface-syntactic parsing of unrestricted English text. A summary and orientation
Figure .: Performance of three taggers on a ,-word test corpus.
Three studies of grammar-based surface-syntactic parsing of unrestricted English text. A summary and orientation
What we will focus on is how distorted is the tagger error rate by the use of a noisy test corpus as a reference.
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
When both the tagger and the test corpus have the correct tag, the tag is correctly evaluated as right.
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
When the test corpus has the correct tag and the tagger gets it wrong, the occurrence is correctly evaluated as wrong.
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
But problems arise when the test corpus has a wrong tag: If the tagger gets it correctly, it is evaluated as wrong when it should be right (false negative).
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
If the tagger gets it wrong, it will be rightly evaluated as wrong if the error commited by the tagger is other than the error in the test corpus, but wrongly evaluated as right (false positive) if the error is the same.
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
Table 1: Possible cases when evaluating a tagger.
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
Usually an estimation is supplied with the corpus. t: Tagger performance rate on words rightly tagged in the test corpus.
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
Tagger performance rate on words wrongly tagged in the test corpus.
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
Real performance of the tagger, i.e. what would be obtained on an error–free test set. K : Observed performance of the tagger, computed on the noisy test corpus.
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
Considering unambiguous words will make the analysis more complex, since it should be taken into account that neither the behaviour of the tagger (given by u, t, p) nor the errors in the test corpus (given by c) are the same on ambiguous and unambiguous words.
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
Since only K and C are known (or approximately estimated) we can not compute the real performance of the tagger.
On the Evaluation and Comparison of Taggers: The Effect of Noise in Testing Corpora
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