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Identifying news clusters using Q-analysis and modularity

Rodrigues, David M. S. (2013). Identifying news clusters using Q-analysis and modularity. In: European Conference on Complex Systems 2013, 16-20 September 2013, Barcelona, Spain.

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Abstract

With online publication and social media taking the main role in dissemination of news, and with the decline of traditional printed media, it has become necessary to devise ways to automatically extract meaningful information from the plethora of sources available and to make that information readily available to interested parties. In this paper we present a method of automated analysis of the underlying structure of online newspapers based on Q-analysis and modularity. We show how the combination of the two strategies allows for the identification of well defined news clusters that are free of noise (unrelated stories) and provide automated clustering of information on trending topics on news published online.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2013 The Author
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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Item ID: 42634
Depositing User: David Rodrigues
Date Deposited: 01 May 2015 09:39
Last Modified: 28 May 2017 23:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/42634
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