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Wikipedia-based Online Celebrity Recognition

Lin, Demiao; Jin, Jianming; Xiong, Yuhong
HP Laboratories


Keyword(s): celebrity recognition, wikipedia, keyword extraction

Abstract: In this paper, a Wikipedia-based online celebrity recognition scheme is presented. The celebrity base, which includes personal metadata and personal tags, is constructed from Wikipedia. Celebrity recognition service is provided to recognize celebrities in articles based on the celebrity base. Two simple demos are introduced to show the potential usage of celebrity recognition for personalized recommendation and smart browsing.

3 Pages

External Posting Date: January 6, 2010 [Fulltext]. Approved for External Publication
Internal Posting Date: January 6, 2010 [Fulltext]

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