Genres on the Web

Genres on the Web

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The volume a€œGenres on the Weba€ has been designed for a wide audience, from the expert to the novice. It is a required book for scholars, researchers and students who want to become acquainted with the latest theoretical, empirical and computational advances in the expanding field of web genre research. The study of web genre is an overarching and interdisciplinary novel area of research that spans from corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, NLP, and text-technology, to web mining, webometrics, social network analysis and information studies. This book gives readers a thorough grounding in the latest research on web genres and emerging document types. The book covers a wide range of web-genre focused subjects, such as: a€c The identification of the sources of web genres a€c Automatic web genre identification a€c The presentation of structure-oriented models a€c Empirical case studies One of the driving forces behind genre research is the idea of a genre-sensitive information system, which incorporates genre cues complementing the current keyword-based search and retrieval applications.Using a query term such as a€œCanon Powershot G6a€ could yield the bulk of results referring to digital-camera sellers, not magazines, ... Efforts to locate a current, trustworthy and pertinent discussion forum might require considerable manual searching through search results. One way to improve the precision of a search and to ensure a better match of the results to a usera#39;s task is to utilize additionalanbsp;...


Title:Genres on the Web
Author: Alexander Mehler, Serge Sharoff, Marina Santini
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-10-01
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