Mine your own business, mine others' news!

Quang-Khai Pham, Regis Saint-Paul, Boualem Benatallah, Noureddine Mouaddib, Guillaume Raschia
2008 Proceedings of the 11th international conference on Extending database technology Advances in database technology - EDBT '08  
Major media companies such as The Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal or Reuters generate huge amounts of textual news data on a daily basis. Mining frequent patterns in this mass of information is critical for knowledge workers such as financial analysts, stock traders or economists. Using existing frequent pattern mining (FPM) algorithms for the analysis of news data is difficult because of the size and lack of structuring of the free text news content. In this article, we demonstrate a
more » ... omprehensive Streaming TEmporAl Data (STEAD) analysis framework for mining frequent patterns in financial news. In this demonstration, we show how the mining task is supported by the use of a Time-Aware Content Summarization algorithm (TACS). This summary generates a concise representation of large volume of data by taking into account the expert's peculiar interest while preserving the news arrival temporal information which is essential for FPM algorithms. We experimented the whole framework on a set of news data from Reuters.
doi:10.1145/1353343.1353436 dblp:conf/edbt/PhamSBMR08 fatcat:yhp5sl3vsndj3hurvhx4tex5l4