Are there any reference document(s) that give a comprehensive list of NER labeling schemes (e.g., IOB1, IOB2, or IOBES) along with their pros/cons, and ideally some pointers to publications? I am mostly interested in how the choice of the labeling schemes impacts machine learning algorithms' performances.

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About the BIO or BIESO scheme, see http://cogcomp.cs.illinois.edu/papers/RatinovRo09.pdf

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