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Term weighting approaches for mining significant locations from personal location logs

Abstract:

In this paper, we describe experiments into the application of term weighting techniques from text retrieval to support the automatic identification of significant locations from a large location log, which we consider to be important for supporting many location-based social network applications. We identify the fact that the distribution of locations follows a similar shaped distribution to that of terms in a language and in so doing motivate our use of term weighting techniques. Using this...

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Publisher copy:
10.1109/CIT.2010.48

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Doherty, AR More by this author
Smeaton, AF More by this author
Pages:
20-25
Publication date:
2010
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URN:
uuid:2704fd46-7b0a-43a7-80e8-96ce0ee806f8
Source identifiers:
384032
Local pid:
pubs:384032
ISBN:
9780769541082

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