Paper: Recognizing Text Genres With Simple Metrics Using Discriminant Analysis

ACL ID C94-2174
Title Recognizing Text Genres With Simple Metrics Using Discriminant Analysis
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1994
Authors

A siml)le method for (:~d, egorizing texts into pre-deturmincd text gem:e c;ttcgorics using tit(: st;tti.',t, icM sl.+utd+u'd tcch nique of discriminatH, amdysis is demonstrated wil.h appli- cation to the Brown(:orpus. I)is(:rimina.ut analysis makes it possibh~ tl,qC it, la,rge lllllllber of l).~Xl'a-Ill(:l,(:rs Lh;tL llHl,y 1)(! SI)(1 cific for a. certain corpus or inlormation stream, and combine I.henl into ~t small tmmber ol + functions, wiLh t.he pa.ram(:i(:rs weighted oil basis of how usehd they ;u:e for discritniml.t ing text genres. An a.ppli(:~tl.ion to inforuta.tiott retrieval is discussed. Text Types Thor(; are. different types of l;exL '['exl.s "al)oui," l.he sa.me thing m~ty be in differing geurcs, of difl'(~rem. I.y I)eS, ;rod of v;trying quality. Texts vary along st'.ver;d pa...