An Author Profiling Approach Based on Language-dependent Content and Stylometric Features

posted Jul 13, 2015, 5:17 AM by Eric Medvet   [ updated Oct 20, 2016, 6:54 AM ]
  • Uncovering Plagiarism, Authorship and Social Softare Misuse at 6th Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (PAN-CLEF), 2015, Toulouse (France)
  • Alberto Bartoli, Andrea De Lorenzo, Alessandra Laderchi, Eric Medvet, Fabiano Tarlao
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We describe the approach that we submitted to the 2015 PAN competition for the author profiling task. The task consists in predicting some attributes of an author analyzing a set of his/her Twitter tweets.
We consider several sets of stylometric and content features, and different decision algorithms: we use a different combination of features and decision algorithm for each language-attribute pair, hence treating it as an individual problem.
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Eric Medvet,
Sep 9, 2015, 5:35 AM