Topic Modeling on Historical Newspapers

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Paper for the 2011 ACL Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities. This paper discusses topic modeling on historical newspaper.

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Creation Date: June 2011
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UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Yang, Tze-I

University of North Texas

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Torget, Andrew J., 1978-

University of North Texas

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Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-

University of North Texas

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  • Creation: June 2011
Description:

Paper for the 2011 ACL Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities. This paper discusses topic modeling on historical newspaper.

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Department: History
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Abstract: In this paper, we explore the task of automatic text processing applied to collections of historical newspapers, with the aim of assisting historical research. In particular, in this first stage of the project, we experiment with the use of topical models as a means to identify potential issues of interest for historians.

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9 p.

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Keyword(s): newspapers | historians | automatic text processing
Source: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities (LATECH), 2011, Portland, Oregon, United States
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UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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UNT Scholarly Works
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  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc83799
Resource Type: Paper
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