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Learning Resources Based on Analysis of Digital Newspaper Data

  • Antonio Sarasa CabezueloEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 13)

Abstract

Digital newspapers are a source of information with very particular characteristics such as: they collect heterogeneous information on a wide variety of subjects, they can be considered truthful sources of information, generally their html pages have a regular structure, they are maintained permanently archived, they are quickly indexed by the main search engines, and the format of their URLs is regular, … This article describes a work developed in the context of a final degree project from the School of Computer Science at the Complutense University of Madrid. The objective of the work was to analyze the problems related to recover the information of an online newspaper, analyze which tools can be used to extract information, and how the retrieved information can be exploited in order to generate value-added services. To illustrate the results of this work, it has developed a prototype application in Python.

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Acknowledgments

I would like to thank the student Luis Felipe de Oliveira Mesa, who carried out the coding of the application described in this paper. This work has been partially supported by the projects Santander-UCM GR3 /14 (group 962022) and eLITE-CM S2015/HUM-3426.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad Complutense de MadridMadridSpain

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