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RE: Event significance

From: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2006 13:38:03 +0000
To: newsml-2@yahoogroups.com, semantic-web@w3.org
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On 13 March, Laurent Le Meur wrote:

[...]

> 2 questions: 
> a) what is the scope of the associations your journalists think 
> about?  The global scope of your knowledge base?  Or the local 
> scope a given news item?

The latter.

> b) In the latter case, apart from academic interest, do you think 
> that journalists will spend time creating these associations on 
> the fly?

Significance-coding is usually done by post-processing the news, 
and then re-issuing stories with added metadata.

> And what is the interest of this supplemental information for a 
> *consumer* of news items?

It facilitates the machine-processing of news.

[...]

I need some time to think about your other comments.

Misha
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