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Metro Maps of the News

Metro maps are a visual metaphor for complex, interdependent story lines developed by Dafna Shahaf. Dafna’s thesis involved techniques for automatically taking a corpus of news articles and extracting a coherent narratives that covered the overall space. For our final CS448b project, we took one of the narratives Dafna had generated and created a system […]

  • December 13, 2012