Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Leveraging User-Generated Content for News Search

Over the last few years both availability and accessibility of current news stories on the Web have dramatically improved [3]. In particular, users can now access news from a variety of sources hosted on theWeb, from newswire presences such as the New York Times, to integrated news search within Web search engines. However, of central interest is the emerging impact that user-generated content (UGC) is having on this online news landscape. Indeed, the emergence of Web 2.0 has turned a static news consumer base into a dynamic news machine, where news stories are summarised and commented upon. In summary, value is being added to each news story in terms of additional content. ...

Richard McCreadie.
Leveraging User-Generated Content for News Search.
In Proceedings of SIGIR'2010.
Geneva, Switzerland, 2010.



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