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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.
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.