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Author(s): Luís Sarmento
Sérgio Nunes
Title: Automatic extraction of quotes and topics from news feeds
Issue Date: 2009
Abstract: The explosive growth in information production poses increasing challenges to consumers, confronted with problems often described as ¿information over¿ow¿. We present verbatim, a software system that can be used as a personal information butler to help structure and ¿lter information. We address a small part of the information landscape, namely quotes extraction from portuguese news. This problem includes several challenges, speci¿cally in the areas of information extraction and topic distillation. We present a full description of the problems and our adopted approach. verbatim is available online at
Subject: Serviços de informação na internet, Tecnologia da comunicação, Processamento de informação, Linguística computacional, Engenharia electrotécnica, electrónica e informática
Call Number: 58121
Source: DSIE'09 - 4th Doctoral Symposium on Informatics Engineering
Document Type: Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Nacional
Rights: openAccess
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