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Developing an improved focused crawler for the IDEAL project
The IDEAL (Integrated Digital Event Archive and Library) project currently has a general purpose web crawler to find articles relevant to a set of URLs the user can provide. The resulting articles are return based on ...
NRV Tweets and RSS feeds
The goal of this project was to associate existing data in the Virtual Town Square database from the New River Valley area with topical metadata. We took a database of approximately 360,000 tweets and 15,000 RSS news stories ...
New Event Detection
The purpose of this system is to be able to automatically detect when a new world event has occurred using RSS feeds of popular world news websites. This will aid social scientists in their analysis of world trends. This ...