AAAI Publications, Fourth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

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Generating Domain-Specific Clues Using News Corpus for Sentiment Classification
Youngho Kim, Yoonjung Choi, Sung-Hyon Myaeng

Last modified: 2010-05-16

Abstract


This paper addresses the problem of automatically generating domain-specific sentiment clues. The main idea is to bootstrap from a small seed set and generate new clues by using dependencies and collocation information between sentiment clues and sentence-level topics that would be a primary subject of sentiment expression (e.g., event, company, and person). The experiments show that the aggregated clues are effective for sentiment classification.

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