Discovery of implicit feature words of place name

Sachio Hirokawa, Tetsuya Nakatoh, Hiroto Nakae, Takahiro Suzuki

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Abstract

Individual opinions and experiences are published in Web as CGM (consumer generated media). A tourism blog which a tourist wrote his experience and impression in a certain area is very helpful information for other tourists. However, a user cannot obtain such precious information without knowing the relation of blog articles and concrete place-names. We paid our attention to the hierarchical structure of place-names. In this paper, we propose the method of connecting related words to the place-name which does not appear explicitly in a blog article paying attention to the hierarchical structure of place-names. From from 45,553 blog articles about the Karatsu area in Saga Prefecture, the potential related words about 78 place-names of Saga Prefecture which have not appeared in the blogs were extracted. 4 subjects evaluated that meaningful related words are obtained in 80% or more of the place-names. However, the direct relationships between the place-name and related words was not able to be guessed easily.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2014 IIAI 3rd International Conference on Advanced Applied Informatics, IIAI-AAI 2014
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages561-566
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781479941735
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 29 2014
Event3rd IIAI International Conference on Advanced Applied Informatics, IIAI-AAI 2014 - Kitakyushu, Japan
Duration: Aug 31 2014Sep 4 2014

Publication series

NameProceedings - 2014 IIAI 3rd International Conference on Advanced Applied Informatics, IIAI-AAI 2014

Other

Other3rd IIAI International Conference on Advanced Applied Informatics, IIAI-AAI 2014
CountryJapan
CityKitakyushu
Period8/31/149/4/14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Information Systems

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    Hirokawa, S., Nakatoh, T., Nakae, H., & Suzuki, T. (2014). Discovery of implicit feature words of place name. In Proceedings - 2014 IIAI 3rd International Conference on Advanced Applied Informatics, IIAI-AAI 2014 (pp. 561-566). [6913366] (Proceedings - 2014 IIAI 3rd International Conference on Advanced Applied Informatics, IIAI-AAI 2014). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/IIAI-AAI.2014.122