What Kinds of Geographical Information Are There in the Portuguese Web?

  • Marcirio Silveira Chaves
  • Diana Santos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3960)


This paper presents some results about the geographical information in the Portuguese web and the overlap with people’s and organization’s named entities, using a geographic ontology based on authoritative sources and a named entity recognizer.


Geographical Information Name Entity Recognition Geographic Scope Computational Linguistics Entity Recognition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcirio Silveira Chaves
    • 1
  • Diana Santos
    • 2
  1. 1.Node of XLDB at University of Lisbon, LinguatecaPortugal
  2. 2.Node of Oslo at SINTEF ICT, LinguatecaPortugal

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