Event Extraction for Balkan Languages

@inproceedings{Zavarella2014EventEF,
  title={Event Extraction for Balkan Languages},
  author={Vanni Zavarella and Dilek K{\"u}ç{\"u}k and Hristo Tanev and Ali Hurriyetoglu},
  booktitle={EACL},
  year={2014}
}
We describe a system for real-time detection of security and crisis events from online news in three Balkan languages: Turkish, Romanian and Bulgarian. The system classifies the events according to a finegrained event type set. It extracts structured information from news reports, by using a blend of keyword matching and finite-state grammars for entity recognition. We apply a multilingual methodology for the development of the system’s language resources, based on adaptation of language… CONTINUE READING