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tagger

Someone who spraypaints or otherwise renders graffiti onto public surfaces, especially in order to display a signature style, image, or piece of writing (a "tag"). A couple of taggers have been leaving their marks on buildings around the city. Police picked up a tagger trying to spray his tag onto the side of the bridge.

tagger

n. a gang member who puts gang signs and themes on things with spray paint. Sam is our best tagger. Man, he’s an artist.
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Early stochastic taggers for Spanish, like Schmid's (13), are HMMs implementations.
The sheer joy of it makes degradation from taggers and vandals un acceptable.
After a few more taggers were caught on video, word quickly spread and the graffiti problem disappeared.
The problem for Slovene has been exacerbated by the lack of large and available validated tagged corpora, which could serve as training sets for statistical taggers.
Clr Ann Denham, Cabinet member for highways, said taggers need to understand the damage they cause.
If the graffiti is removed quickly and every time a new mark appears, taggers will eventually get sick of marking up that particular building," Knops said.
John Roussos thinks he may have a solution to his graffiti problem: Buy taggers a lot of paint and tell them to have at it.
Although spray paint is the most common medium, taggers - sometimes referred to as "piecers," "writers," and "hip-hop artists" - also may use magic markers or etching tools to create their images.
We want the taggers to face the full force of the law, and this campaign will help bring them to justice.
The New Forge Taggers, whose young members have learning difficulties, started off on their sporting adventure at 5am to keep the date at Twickers.
HMM PoS/MSD trigram taggers make very few mistakes when trained on large and diverse corpora encompassing most of morphosyntactic descriptions for a language and, on the other hand, they rarely seem to surpass 98% accuracy on PoS/MSD, excluding the tiered tagging approach by (Tufts 1999.