Overview of the 2nd Author Profiling Task at PAN 2014

Autores UPV
Revista CEUR Workshop Proceedings


This overview presents the framework and the results for the Author Profiling task at PAN 2014. Objective of this year is the analysis of the adaptability of the detection approaches when given different genres. For this purpose a corpus with four different parts (subcorpora) has been compiled: social media, Twitter, blogs, and hotel reviews. The construction of the Twitter subcorpus happened in cooperation with RepLab in order to investigate also a reputational perspective. Altogether, the approaches of 10 participants are evaluated.