Computational Identification of Conceptual Metaphors in Communities of Blogs

Eric Baumer, Bill Tomlinson

This poster presents a computational analysis of conceptual metaphors in a community of political blogs. Like sentiment analysis or opinion extraction, computational metaphor identification can provide a means of understanding the particular framings or conceptualizations used in a community. This poster includes an overview of the implementation and a summary of results.

Subjects: 13. Natural Language Processing; 1.10 Information Retrieval

Submitted: Feb 11, 2008

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