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C.3 Modifying words that indicate the approximate value of a number or a "relative position" to a number are to be excluded from the NUMEX tag. However, borderline cases surh as the quantifier "several" may be optionally included in the tagged string.

"about 5%"


"over $90,000"

over <NUMEX TYPE="MONEY">$90,000</NUMEX>

"several million dollars"

<NUMEX TYPE="MONEY" ALT="million dollars">several million dollars</NUMEX>

Named Entity Task Definition - 02 JUN 95
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