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Tracing the Event Evolution of Terror Attacks from On-Line News

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Tracing the Event Evolution of Terror Attacks from On-Line News
Since the September 11th terror attack at New York in 2001, the frequency of terror attacks around the world has been increasing and it draws more attention of the public. On January 20 of 2006, CNN reported that al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had released a tape claiming that a series of terror attacks were planned in US. These attacks and messages from terrorists are threatening everyone in the world. As an intelligence officer or a citizen in any countries, we are interested in the development of the terror attacks around us. We can easily extract hundreds or thousands of news stories of any terror attack incidents from newswires such as CNN.com but the volume of information is too large for us to capture the information we need. Information retrieval techniques such as Topic Detection and Tracking are able to help us to organize the news stories as events within a topic of terror attack. However, they are incapable to present the complex evolution relationships between the events....
Christopher C. Yang, Xiaodong Shi, Chih-Ping Wei
Added 13 Dec 2010
Updated 13 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2006
Where ISI
Authors Christopher C. Yang, Xiaodong Shi, Chih-Ping Wei
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