USAAR-CHRONOS: Crawling the Web for Temporal Annotations


This paper describes the USAAR-CHRONOS participation in the Diachronic Text Evaluation task of SemEval-2015 to identify the time period of historical text snippets. We adapt a web crawler to retrieve the original source of the text snippets and determine the publication year of the retrieved texts from their URLs. We report a precision score of >90% in… (More)


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@inproceedings{Tan2015USAARCHRONOSCT, title={USAAR-CHRONOS: Crawling the Web for Temporal Annotations}, author={Liling Tan and Noam Ordan}, booktitle={SemEval@NAACL-HLT}, year={2015} }