Lydia: A System for Large-Scale News Analysis

  • Levon Lloyd
  • Dimitrios Kechagias
  • Steven Skiena
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3772)

Abstract

Periodical publications represent a rich and recurrent source of knowledge on both current and historical events. The Lydia project seeks to build a relational model of people, places, and things through natural language processing of news sources and the statistical analysis of entity frequencies and co-locations. Lydia is still at a relatively early stage of development, but it is already producing interesting analysis of significant volumes of text. Indeed, we encourage the reader to visit our website (http://www.textmap.com) to see our analysis of recent news obtained from over 500 daily online news sources.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Levon Lloyd
    • 1
  • Dimitrios Kechagias
    • 1
  • Steven Skiena
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceState University of New York at Stony BrookStony Brook

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