Encyclopedia of Machine Learning

2010 Edition
| Editors: Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Cross-Language Document Categorization

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-30164-8_186

Document Categorization is the task consisting in assigning a document to zero, one or more categories in a predefined taxonomy. Cross-language document categorization describes the specific case in which one is interested in automatically categorize a document in a same taxonomy regardless of the fact that the document is written in one of several languages. For more details on the methods used to perform this task see  cross-lingual text mining.

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