Lexical and Semantic Methods in Inner Text Topic Segmentation: A Comparison between C99 and Transeg

  • Alexandre Labadié
  • Violaine Prince
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5039)


This paper present a semantic and syntactic distance based method in topic text segmentation and compare it to a very well known text segmentation algorithm: c99. To do so we ran the two algorithms on a corpus of twenty two French political discourses and compared their results.


Text segmentation topic change c99 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandre Labadié
    • 1
  • Violaine Prince
    • 1
  1. 1.LIRMMMontpellier Cedex 5France

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