fastHan: A BERT-based Joint Many-Task Toolkit for Chinese NLP

18 Sep 2020 Zhichao Geng Hang Yan Xipeng Qiu Xuanjing Huang

We present fastHan, an open-source toolkit for four basic tasks in Chinese natural language processing: Chinese word segmentation, Part-of-Speech tagging, named entity recognition, and dependency parsing. The kernel of fastHan is a joint many-task model based on a pruned BERT, which uses the first 8 layers in BERT... (read more)

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