NewsFinder: Automating an AI News Service

Joshua Eckroth, Liang Dong, Reid G. Smith, Bruce G. Buchanan

Abstract


NewsFinder automates the steps involved in finding, selecting, categorizing, and publishing news stories that meet relevance criteria for the Artificial Intelligence community. The software combines a broad search of online news sources with topic-specific trained models and heuristics. Since August 2010, the program has been used to operate the AI in the News service that is part of the AAAI AITopics website.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v33i2.2406

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