- It can range from being a Written Concept Mention to being a Spoken Concept Mention.
- It can (typically) be a referring expression mention (within a Linguistic Sentence Instance).
- It can be in a Semantic Relation Mention with another Concept Mention.
- It can have a Concept Mention Identifier.
- It can be detected by a Concept Mention Detection Task.
- It can be a Disambiguated Concept Mention (linked to a Canonical Referencer).
- It can be associated with a Concept Mention Category, such as: entity mentions, Pronoun Mentions, Verb Mentions, and Punctuation Mentions.
- It can range, depending on how Machine Processable it is, from
- a Named Entity Mention, such as "[Michael] left an hour ago."
- an Entity Mention, such as: "[A person] arrived [last night]."
- a Class Mention, such as in: "A [person] arrived last [night]."
- a Verb Mention, such as in: "A person [arrived] last night."
- a Noun Phrase Mention, such as in: “We investigate [the task of keyword-based information retrieval]."
- a Verb Phrase Mention, such as in: "When X is needed for Y tasks [grounding the textual entity to a unique database entry] is a prerequisite."
- an Annotated Concept Mention (e.g using Wiki notation), such as:
- See: Mention Detection, Mention Classification, Mention Resolution.
- (Melli, 2010a) ⇒ Gabor Melli. (2010). “Concept Mentions within KDD-2009 Abstracts (kdd09cma1) Linked to a KDD Ontology (kddo1).” In: Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010).
- (Klebanov & Shamir, 2006) ⇒ Beata Beigman Klebanov, and Eli Shamir. (2005). “Guidelines for annotation of concept mention patterns." Technical Report 2005–8, Leibniz Center for Research in Computer Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.