Tourism Informatics

Volume 90 of the series Intelligent Systems Reference Library pp 43-58


Extraction of Tourism Objects from Blogs

  • Tetsuya NakatohAffiliated withResearch Institute for Information Technology, Kyushu University Email author 
  • , Sachio HirokawaAffiliated withResearch Institute for Information Technology, Kyushu University

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Some tourists will write their activities to blogs. Such individual experiences are interesting compared with the official information by tourist agents. Therefore, extracting tourist’s activities from blogs are meaningful. We have attempted to extract tourism objects from tourists’ behavior statistically. In this paper, the objects of the behavior were extracted using dependency analysis, and tourism objects were specified by evaluation with regionality.