AAAI Publications, Third International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

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Visualizing Cross-Lingual/Cross-Cultural Differences in Concerns in Multilingual Blogs
Hiroyuki Nakasaki, Mariko Kawaba, Sayuri Yamazaki, Takehito Utsuro, Tomohiro Fukuhara

Last modified: 2009-07-07

Abstract


The goal of this paper is to cross-lingually analyze multilingual blogs collected with a topic keyword.  The framework of collecting multilingual blogs with a topic keyword is designed as the blog feed retrieval procedure.  Multilingual queries for retrieving blog feeds are created from Wikipedia entries.  Finally, we present an interface for visualizing cross-lingual/cross-cultural differences in concerns and opinions that are closely related to a given topic.  Preliminary evaluation results support the effectiveness of the proposed framework.

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