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Sync3 (Newsfromthefront 2010)


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Sync3 (Newsfromthefront 2010)

  1. 1. FP7 231854 SYNC3 Project Dr Vasilios Tountopoulos Athens Technology Center S.A. (ATC)
  2. 2. Technologies Developed Event Detection through similarity function Classification based on IPTC taxonomy News Event Labelling through rule-based News Event Blog and machine-learning-based NER Relation Processing Extraction News Events Relation Extraction for temporal, geographical and causal relations SYNC3 Blog Post Adaptation model based on news News Event clustering Analysis Tool Sentiment Analysis through syntactic analysis Event SYNC3 Ontology through RDF/XML triples Detection Sentiment and News Analysis XML/HTTP search on the UI Clustering Java 1.6 for developing the components RESTful Web Services for Interfaces 2
  3. 3. Available Dataset No corpus fitting the project needs is available  Reuse of existing datasets to train/test some of the components Work on creating annotated data of news events  Annotating crawled Internet sources (news and blogs)  Based on specific project requirements Peripheral to the project work, "L3S-GN1" collection released  Only for research purposes  Boilerplate oriented selection of sources (621 pages) 3
  4. 4. Future Exploitation Structuring the Blogosphere Modular Approach • Referring to running news stories  Integrated solution consisting of • Rendering blogosphere accessible, manageable and re-usable individual components  Interfaces with existing solutions and products through SYNC3 as an enabling platform • Achieving collaborative shaping of public Web opinion  Expandability Availability schemas (open Providing social-activity-enabling source vs licenses) to be functionality • Developing accurate methods for determined connecting users to other users and news Building a community of content supporters and enthusiasts News reporting and through social networks public opinion formation  Contributed to the specification of the SYNC3 user requirements  To be involved in evaluation 4
  5. 5. A few words on the SYNC3 project SYNC3 - Synergetic Content Creation and Communication (ICT-231854)  SYNC3 Project Web Site   INFSO.E2 - Technologies for Information Management  Project Start Date: 1st April 2009 Project Duration: 36 months EC contribution: 3.1 million Euros Total cost: €4,48m 5