Overview of the 4th Author Profiling Task at PAN 2016: Cross-Genre Evaluations

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This overview presents the framework and the results of the Author Profiling task at PAN 2016. The objective was to predict age and gender from a cross-genre perspective. For this purpose a corpus from Twitter has been provided for training, and different corpora from social media, blogs, essays, and reviews have been provided for evaluation. Altogether, the approaches of 22 participants were evaluated.

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@inproceedings{Pardo2016OverviewOT, title={Overview of the 4th Author Profiling Task at PAN 2016: Cross-Genre Evaluations}, author={Francisco Manuel Rangel Pardo and Paolo Rosso and Ben Verhoeven and Walter Daelemans and Martin Potthast and Benno Stein}, booktitle={CLEF}, year={2016} }