Using Machine Learning Algorithms for Author Profiling In Social Media

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In this paper we present our approach of solving the PAN 2016 Author Profiling Task. It involves classifying users’ gender and age using social media posts. We used SVM classifiers and neural networks on TF-IDF and verbosity features. Results showed that SVM classifiers are better for English datasets and neural networks perform better for Dutch and Spanish… (More)

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