Detecting Events with Date and Place Information in Unstructured Text

Smith, David A.

Digital libraries of historical documents provide a wealth of information about past events, often in unstructured form. Once dates and place names are identified and disambiguated, using methods that can differ by genre, we examine collocations to detect events. Collocations can be ranked by several measures, which vary in effectiveness according to type of events, but the log-likelihood measure ... read more

Event detection
Geographic name disambiguation
Phrase browsing
Perseus Project
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