Bahareh Rahmanzadeh Heravi

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The rise of user-generated content (UCG) as a source of information in the journalistic lifecycle is driving the need for automated methods to detect, filter, contextualise and verify citizen reports of breaking news events. In this position paper we outline the technological challenges in incorporating UCG into news reporting and describe our proposed(More)
Named Entity rEcognition and Linking (NEEL) from text is an essential task in many Natural Language Processing (NLP) applications because it enables a better understanding of the content. However in the context of Social Media, NEEL is challenging due to the higher level of writing mistakes, fast language dynamics and often lack of context. To this end, we(More)
Rapid evolution of the World Wide Web with its underlying sources of data, knowledge, services and applications continually attempts to support a variety of users, with different backgrounds, requirements and capabilities. In such an environment, it is highly unlikely that a single user interface will prevail and be able to fulfill the requirements of each(More)
Automation of business transactions between trading partners is an important factor in today’s global business. XML based e-Business standards are developed to provide a shared understanding on what information to share, when and how between trading partners. However these standards can only capture the syntax of the transactions and not the(More)
Social media platforms have become an important source of information in course of a breaking news event, such as natural calamity, political uproar, etc. News organisations and journalists are increasingly realising the value of information being propagated via social media. However, the sheer volume of the data produced on social media is overwhelming and(More)
In course of a breaking news event, such as natural calamity, political uproar etc., a massive crowd sourced data is generated over social media which makes social media platforms an important source of information in such scenarios. The value of the information being propagated via social media is being increasingly realised by the news organisations and(More)