AG News Dataset

Contributors: Xiang Zhang, Junbo Zhao, Yann LeCun
Datarows: 127,600 datarows

AG News (AG’s News Corpus) is a subdataset of AG's corpus of news articles constructed by assembling titles and description fields of articles from the 4 largest classes (“World”, “Sports”, “Business”, “Sci/Tech”) of AG’s Corpus. The AG News contains 30,000 training and 1,900 test samples per class.

Related article: Introduced by Zhang et al. in Character-level Convolutional Networks for Text Classification

Xiang Zhang, Junbo Zhao, Yann LeCun. Character-level Convolutional Networks for Text Classification. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 28 (NIPS 2015).