NewsReader workshop/hackathon announcement on VU Faculty of Humanities website (Dutch)

See the announcement on the VU Faculty of Humanities website (Dutch).

Workshop and Hackathon November 2015: Car Wars – Industrial Heroes Going Down Fighting

On 24 and 25 November 2015, we will showcase the NewsReader project and invite you to come explore our technology and its results yourself during our NewsReader Workshop and Hackathon.

Our dataset encompasses 12 years of news charting the struggle of automotive players to rule the global market, to satisfy […]

More than a waste paper bin: the data for From Porsches to Pizza

A car metaphor seems in place to start: the NewsReader engine is a true gas guzzler, with an extreme thirst for raw data. We quenched this thirst by selecting and delivering several millions of news articles covering the global automotive industry for the NewsReader infrastructure to process and enrich.

A big chunk of […]

Hackathon NewsReader London (Jan. 30, 2015)

Porsches to Pizza – Hack 6,000,000 automotive news articles #NewsReader

The global automotive industry has a value of the order of $1 trillion annually.

The industry comprises a massive network of suppliers, manufacturers, advertisers, marketeers and journalists. Attracting and supporting the industry is a significant goal of industrial policy.

On January 21st we’re running an […]

Hackathon NewsReader Amsterdam (Jan.21, 2015)

Porsches to Pizza – Hack 6,000,000 automotive news articles #NewsReader

The global automotive industry has a value of the order of $1 trillion annually.

The industry comprises a massive network of suppliers, manufacturers, advertisers, marketeers and journalists. Attracting and supporting the industry is a significant goal of industrial policy.

On January 21st we’re running an […]

NWR at LREC2014

We are happy to announce the presence of several NewsReader team members at LREC2014. They will give updates on NewsReader during the following sessions:

May 26:

09:30 – 10:00: Antske Fokkens, Aitor Soroa, Zuhaitz Beloki, Niels Ockeloen, Piek Vossen, German Rigau and Willem Robert van Hage. NAF and GAF: Linking Linguistic Annotations (10th Joint ACL […]

Come hack with NewsReader!

Are you interested in getting your hands dirty with the NewsReader technology? Are you interested in finding out what the NewsReader data enrichments can do for your questions? Are you a data journalist, hacker, or visualisation specialist? Are you up for building a visualisation or app in a day?

Come join us for the […]

Call for Papers Semantic Web and Information Extraction

If you have some interesting work on the intersection of semantic web and information extraction, consider submitting to SWAIE:

**************************************************************** Second call for papers

SWAIE 2014: Semantic Web and Information Extraction http://swaie2014.wordpress.com 24th August 2014

Full-day workshop in conjunction with COLING 2014

Submission Deadline: 2 May 2014, 23:59 Hawaii Time ****************************************************************

INTRODUCTION There is a […]

NWR on the ScraperWiki blog

Our project partner ScraperWiki keeps a blog and recently team member Ian Hopkinson took the time to write up an overview of the project and its first year. Click through for his post ‘NewsReader – one year on‘.

 

 

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Happy 2014 from the NWR team!

The first year of NWR is coming to a close and we definitely had a good year. We started off a bit bumpy due to some administrative delays, but we have caught up: our pipeline is up and running, we are analysing the results from the first batch of data processed, we wrote a bunch […]