dc.contributor.authorZong, Wenbo
dc.contributor.authorWu, Dan
dc.contributor.authorSun, Aixin
dc.contributor.authorLim, Ee Peng
dc.contributor.authorGoh, Dion Hoe-Lian
dc.date.accessioned2010-01-05T08:53:17Z
dc.date.available2010-01-05T08:53:17Z
dc.date.copyright2005en_US
dc.date.issued2005
dc.identifier.citationZong, W., Wu, D., Sun, A., Lim, E. P., & Goh, D. (2005). On Assigning Place Names to Geography Related Web Pages. Proceedings of the 5th ACM+IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries JCDL 2005, (June 7-11, Denver, Colorado, USA), 354-362.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10220/6188
dc.description.abstractIn this paper, we attempt to give spatial semantics to web pages by assigning them place names. The entire assignment task is divided into three sub-problems, namely place name extraction, place name disambiguation and place name assignment. We propose our approaches to address these sub-problems. In particular, we have modified GATE, a wellknown named entity extraction software, to perform place name extraction using a US Census gazetteer. A rule-based place name disambiguation method and a place name assignment method capable of assigning place names to web page segments have also been proposed. We have evaluated our proposed disambiguation and assignment methods on a web page collection referenced by the DLESE metadata collection. The results returned by our methods are compared with manually disambiguated place names and place name assignment. It is shown that our proposed place name disambiguation method works well for geo/geo ambiguities. The preliminary results of our place name assignment method indicate promising results given the existence of geo/non-geo ambiguities among place names.en_US
dc.format.extent11 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Computer science and engineering::Computer systems organization::Computer-communication networks
dc.titleOn assigning place names to geography related web pagesen_US
dc.typeConference Paper
dc.contributor.conferenceJoint Conference on Digital libraries (5th : 2005 : Denver, USA)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolWee Kim Wee School of Communication and Informationen_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1065385.1065464
dc.description.versionPublished versionen_US


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