Location Mention Detection in Tweets and Microblogs

@inproceedings{Malmasi2015LocationMD,
  title={Location Mention Detection in Tweets and Microblogs},
  author={Shervin Malmasi and Mark Dras},
  booktitle={PACLING},
  year={2015}
}
The automatic identification of location expressions in social media text is an actively researched task. We present a novel approach to detection mentions of locations in the texts of microblogs and social media. We propose an approach based on Noun Phrase extraction and n-gram based matching instead of the traditional methods using Named Entity Recognition (NER) or Conditional Random Fields (CRF), arguing that our method is better suited to noisy microblog text. Our proposed system is… CONTINUE READING

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