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Automated Event Extraction in the Domain of Border Security

  • Martin Atkinson
  • Jakub Piskorski
  • Hristo Tanev
  • Eric van der Goot
  • Roman Yangarber
  • Vanni Zavarella
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 40)

Abstract

This paper gives an overview of an ongoing effort to construct tools for automating the process of extracting structured information about border-security related events from on-line news. The paper describes our overall approach to the problem, the system architecture and event information access and moderation.

Keywords

event extraction from on-line news border security text analysis open source intelligence 

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© ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Atkinson
    • 1
  • Jakub Piskorski
    • 2
  • Hristo Tanev
    • 1
  • Eric van der Goot
    • 1
  • Roman Yangarber
    • 3
  • Vanni Zavarella
    • 1
  1. 1.Joint Research of the European CommissionIspraItaly
  2. 2.FrontexWarsawPoland
  3. 3.University of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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