Terminology

Dictionary of Event Registry terms

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  • What are concepts? A concept is any word (or a set of words) that has a Wikipedia page. It is an annotation that can be assigned to an article or an event....
  • What are events? An event is a collection of one or more news articles that all report about the same world event. In Event Registry, an event is any...
  • What are keywords/phrases? Instead of using concepts in the search, you can also simply specify keywords (single words)...  ...or phrases (multiple words) that...
  • What are locations? A location in Event Registry stands for a geographical location and can be associated with articles, events, news sources (location of...
  • What are sources? Each article has a news source (like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, etc.). A news source can have properties...
  • What are categories? Event Registry categorizes the news into a taxonomy of categories from DMOZ. The DMOZ taxonomy has over 1 million categories organized...
  • What are articles? An article is a news article that we collected and imported into Event Registry. Articles are collected using RSS feeds and contain...