Mining Numbers in Text: A Survey [chapter]

Minoru Yoshida, Kenji Kita
2021 Information Systems - Intelligent Information Processing Systems [Working Title]  
Both words and numerals are tokens found in almost all documents but they have different properties. However, relatively little attention has been paid in numerals found in texts and many systems treated the numbers found in the document in ad-hoc ways, such as regarded them as mere strings in the same way as words, normalized them to zeros, or simply ignored them. Recent growth of natural language processing (NLP) research areas has change this situations and more and more attentions have been
more » ... paid to the numeracy in documents. In this survey, we provide a quick overview of the history and recent advances of the research of mining such relations between numerals and words found in text data.
doi:10.5772/intechopen.98540 fatcat:mhzwc2ykcvcglfsh3ltxzvzq5q