Which cars crash most? Which automobile companies had to recall their cars over the last ten years and how does current news relate to news in the financial automobile industry domain from the last ten years? On Friday 30 2015 three teams tried to answer these questions during the NewsReader Hack Day in London. At the foot of the Big Ben (to be precise, at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), participants explored NewsReader’s analyses of 1.3 million articles about…
This week NewsReader installed their news processing software as virtual machines on different platforms in Amsterdam, San Sebastian and Trento to process 66,000 news articles on the car industry. The first batch of news is being processed. Many more to follow…. Follow this site to learn about the progress and more importantly… what will come out of it. Two NewsReader VMs running on the HPcloud of Sara in Amsterdam, processing news….
On Friday May 24, 2013 Piek Vossen will give a talk titled “Do big data hide or reveal stories? Processing large streams of news in the NewsReader project” at the Center for Creation, Content and Technology (CCCT), University of Amsterdam. The full programme can be found here, and this is the abstract of his talk: Do big data hide or reveal stories? Processing large streams of news in the NewsReader project Piek Vossen Professor Computational Lexicology at VU University Amsterdam The FP7 project NewsReader…
Piek Vossen: Invited keynote speaker on “Do big data hide or reveal stories? Recording history in the NewsReader project” at the workshop “Computational Humanities, reference cultures and identity formation”, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS), Wassenaar, the Netherlands, April 24-26, 2013.
Piek Vossen: Invited keynote speaker on “The news of today writes the history for the future Recording history in the NewsReader project” at the Dijksterhuislezing 2013, Stichting Academisch Erfgoed( SAE), VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 19, 2013 (presentation in Dutch).