December 06, 1999

Fernanda Caropreso
School of Information Technology and Engineering
University of Ottawa

Experiments in Text Categorization with Statistical Phrases

Previous research in Text Categorization shows that the use of n-grams may improve the obtained result. However, usually these n-grams have been obtained by a simple frequency-based feature selection method. In our experiments we use more sophisticated pruning techniques that take the class information into account.

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