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ag_news

References:

Use the following command to load this dataset in TFDS:

ds = tfds.load('huggingface:ag_news')
  • Description:
AG is a collection of more than 1 million news articles. News articles have been
gathered from more than 2000 news sources by ComeToMyHead in more than 1 year of
activity. ComeToMyHead is an academic news search engine which has been running
since July, 2004. The dataset is provided by the academic comunity for research
purposes in data mining (clustering, classification, etc), information retrieval
(ranking, search, etc), xml, data compression, data streaming, and any other
non-commercial activity. For more information, please refer to the link
http://www.di.unipi.it/~gulli/AG_corpus_of_news_articles.html .

The AG's news topic classification dataset is constructed by Xiang Zhang
(xiang.zhang@nyu.edu) from the dataset above. It is used as a text
classification benchmark in the following paper: Xiang Zhang, Junbo Zhao, Yann
LeCun. Character-level Convolutional Networks for Text Classification. Advances
in Neural Information Processing Systems 28 (NIPS 2015).
  • License: No known license
  • Version: 0.0.0
  • Splits:
Split Examples
'test' 7600
'train' 120000
  • Features:
{
    "text": {
        "dtype": "string",
        "id": null,
        "_type": "Value"
    },
    "label": {
        "num_classes": 4,
        "names": [
            "World",
            "Sports",
            "Business",
            "Sci/Tech"
        ],
        "names_file": null,
        "id": null,
        "_type": "ClassLabel"
    }
}