Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Geocoding Multilingual Texts: Recognition, Disambiguation and Visualisation|
|Authors:||POULIQUEN BRUNO; KIMLER Marco; STEINBERGER RALF; IGNAT CAMELIA; OELLINGER Tamara; BLACKLER Kenneth; FUART FLAVIO; ZAGHOUANI Wajdi; WIDIGER Anna; FORSLUND Ann-Charlotte; BEST CLIVE|
|Citation:||Language Resource and Evaluation Conference (LREC) proceedings|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||We are presenting a method to recognise geographical references in free text. Our tool must work on various languages with a minimum of language-dependant resources, except a gazetteer. The main difficulty is to disambiguate these place names by distinguishing places from persons and by selecting the most likely place out of a list of homographic place names world-wide. The system uses a number of language-independent clues and heuristics to disambiguate place name homographs. The final aim is to index texts with the countries and cities they mention and to automatically visualise this information on a geographical map.|
|JRC Directorate:||Space, Security and Migration|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.