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Statistics of online user-generated short documents

Inches, Giacomo ; Carman, Mark J. ; Crestani, Fabio

In: Lecture notes in computer science, 2010, vol. 5993, p. 649-652

User-generated short documents assume an important role in online communication due to the established utilization of social networks and real- time text messaging on the Internet. In this paper we compare the statistics of different online user-generated datasets and traditional TREC collections, investigating their similarities and dferences. Our results support the applicability of... Plus

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    Summary
    User-generated short documents assume an important role in online communication due to the established utilization of social networks and real- time text messaging on the Internet. In this paper we compare the statistics of different online user-generated datasets and traditional TREC collections, investigating their similarities and dferences. Our results support the applicability of traditional techniques also to user-generated short documents albeit with proper preprocessing.