Applying Contextual Advertising to MultiModal Information Content

  • Giuliano Armano
  • Alessandro Giuliani
  • Alberto Messina
  • Maurizio Montagnuolo
  • Eloisa Vargiu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 123)


Contextual Advertising, a major sources of income for a large number of websites, is aimed at suggesting products and services to the ever growing population of Internet users. In this paper, we focus on the problem of suggesting suitable advertisements to news aggregation from television and from the Internet. To our best knowledge, this is the first attempt to perform this task in the field of multimodal aggregation. The proposed system suggests from 1 to 5 advertisements related to the main topic of aggregated news items. 15 users were asked to evaluate the relevance of the suggested advertisements. Preliminary results are encouraging for further development and application of contextual advertising in the field of multimodal aggregation.


News Story Text Summarization Religious Culture Contextual Advertising Large Customer Base 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuliano Armano
    • 1
  • Alessandro Giuliani
    • 1
  • Alberto Messina
    • 2
  • Maurizio Montagnuolo
    • 2
  • Eloisa Vargiu
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversity of CagliariCagliariItaly
  2. 2.RAI Centre for Research and Technological InnovationTorinoItaly
  3. 3.Barcelona DigitalBarcelonaSpain

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