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Spreading the Word about (Web)Genre Research

What is genre? Why is it useful to master genre conventions? Can we classify document genres automatically? Around the world, lots of researches and scholars belonging to a wide range of disciplines are trying to provide answers to these and…

Towards a Safer Web (with Language Technology)

Last Updated: 25 June 2013 On 18 June 2013, I attended an interesting conference on cybersecurity. The conference was held in one of the conference rooms at the Police Academy in Rome*. The title of the conference was “Critical Infrastructure…

Impact of Sociolinguistics in Opinion Mining Systems

Signed post by Alexander Osherenko, Socioware Development, osherenko@socioware.de Full paper: Considering Impact of Sociolinguistic Findings in Believable Opinion Mining Systems Proceedings of The Fifth International Conference On Cognitive Science. 2012. Kalinigrad, Russia (http://www.informatik.uni-augsburg.de/~osherenk/final_kalinigrad.pdf) Opinions are frequent means of communication in…

Contextify: How to Contextualize Information

Marina Santini. Copyright © 2012 Work in progress: Contextify is a metadata tagger that performs text and content enrichment. Contexify enriches information through text classification and content markup. How can we capture context from a text? I would start with…