Solo authored paper published by students under my supervision

NHS: A Tool for the Automatic Construction of News Hypertext

Theodore Dalamagas
Computer Science Division
National Tech. Univ. of Athens
Zographou Campus, Greece, 15773
dalamag@dbnet.ece.ntua.gr

Abstract

The automatic construction of hypertext is an important part of the hypertext authoring process. This paper presents the NHS system, a system that automatically creates links for news hypertext which is tailored to the domain of newspaper archives. The suggested framework is conceptualized with the notions of stories and threads, which are substories within a story. Threads are identified by applying clustering techniques to articles’ segments that corre-spond to subtopics within the main topic of an article and then automatically linking these segments with segments in subsequent articles. The evaluation of such an approach to the automatic construction of hypertext is finally discussed, in terms of its usability and the structural quality of resulting hypertext..

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Reference

T. Dalamagas, "NHS: a tool for the automatic construction of news hypertext", Proceedings of IRSG98 (Grenoble, France), (edited by M. D. Dunlop), Electronic Workshops in Computing, 1998.

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