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Automatic online news issue construction in web environment

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Automatic online news issue construction in web environment
In many cases, rather than a keyword search, people intend to see what is going on through the Internet. Then the integrated comprehensive information on news topics is necessary, which we called news issues, including the background, history, current progress, different opinions and discussions, etc. Traditionally, news issues are manually generated by website editors. It is quite a time-consuming hard work, and hence real-time update is difficult to perform. In this paper, a three-step automatic online algorithm for news issue construction is proposed. The first step is a topic detection process, in which newly appearing stories are clustered into new topic candidates. The second step is a topic tracking process, where those candidates are compared with previous topics, either merged into old ones or generating a new one. In the final step, news issues are constructed by the combination of related topics and updated by the insertion of new topics. An automatic online news issue cons...
Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where WWW
Authors Canhui Wang, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma, Liyun Ru
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