• International Sentiment Analysis for News and Blogs      (p)
    M. Bautin and L. Vijayarenu,  and S. Skiena. Second Int. Conf. on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2008), Seattle WA, March 26-28, 2008.
  • Concordance-Based Entity-Oriented Search   
    M. Bautin and S. Skiena IEEE/ACM Web Intelligence (WI-07), Silicon Valley CA, November 2-5, 2007. Full version to appear in Web Intelligence and Agent Systems: An International Journal
  • Newspapers vs. Blogs: Who Gets the Scoop?      (p)
    L. Lloyd, P. Kaulgud, and S. Skiena, AAAI Symp. Computational Approaches to Analysing Weblogs (AAAI-CAAW 2006), Stanford University, March 27-29, 2006 provides an comparison of entity frequencies between blogs and more formal news sources.
  • Spatial Analysis of News Sources      
    A. Mehler, Y. Bao, X. Li, Y. Wang, and S. Skiena, IEEE Trans. Visualization and Computer Graphics 12 (2006) 765-772 discusses our ``heatmap'' analysis.
  • Lydia: A System for Large-Scale News Analysis    (p)
    L. Lloyd, D. Kechagias, and S. Skiena, 12th Symp. of String Processing and Information Retrieval, (SPIRE '05), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3772 (2005) 161-166 provides an overview of the architecture of the Lydia system as of May 2005.
  • Question Answering with Lydia   
    J. Kil, L. Lloyd, and S. Skiena, 14th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2005), NIST Gaithersburg MD, November 15-18, 2005 describes an extension to Lydia for answering factoid, list, and open-ended English-language questions.