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NewsFinder: Automating an Artificial Intelligence News Service

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NewsFinder: Automating an Artificial Intelligence News Service
NewsFinder automates the steps involved in finding, selecting and publishing news stories that meet subjective judgments of relevance and interest to the Artificial Intelligence community. NewsFinder combines a broad search with AI-specific filters and incorporates a learning program whose judgment of interestingness of stories can be trained by feedback from readers. Since August, 2010, the program has been used to operate the AI in the News service that is part of the AAAI AITopics site. Task Description Selecting a small number of interesting news stories about AI, or any other topic, requires more than searching for individual terms. Since it is time-consuming to find and post interesting stories manually, we have designed and written an AI program called NewsFinder that automatically collects news stories from selected sources, rates them with respect to a learned measure of goodness, and publishes them as the AI in the News service that is part of the AAAI AITopics1 site describ...
Liang Dong, Reid G. Smith, Bruce G. Buchanan
Added 23 Dec 2011
Updated 23 Dec 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where IAAI
Authors Liang Dong, Reid G. Smith, Bruce G. Buchanan
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