Comparison of Keyword Extraction Methods for Crowdfunding Projects Based on Web-Data

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Wenting Hou
Jian Qu


With the development of technology, there are more and more crowdfunding projects. However, it is hard for a human to understand such projects easily. Therefore, this study aims to provide a better solution for extracting keywords from each crowdfunding project so that everyone can quickly understand the core of these projects. In this study, we compared the performance of four keyword extraction methods on crowdfunding projects. The experimental results show that Bert performs better in precision, recall, and f-measure than NLTK, LIAAD, and Harvest algorithms. Moreover, we compared four pre-training models based on Bert and found that the distills-based-multilingualcased-v1 model worked better than others with 74.0% in precision and 85.0% in F-measure.
In addition, we also created a corpus of 106,869pairs of text and its keyword for keyword extraction based on crowdfunding projects.

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Hou, W., & Qu, J. (2022). Comparison of Keyword Extraction Methods for Crowdfunding Projects Based on Web-Data. INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (ISJET), 6(2), 1–12. Retrieved from
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