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Sentiment Annotation of Historic German Plays: An Empirical Study on Annotation Behavior

Schmidt, Thomas, Burghardt, Manuel and Dennerlein, Katrin (2018) Sentiment Annotation of Historic German Plays: An Empirical Study on Annotation Behavior. In: Annotation in Digital Humanities (annDH), 6.-10. Aug. 2018, Sofia, Bulgarien.

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We present results of a sentiment annotation study in the context of historical German plays. Our annotation corpus consists of 200 representative speeches from the German playwright Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. Six annotators, five non-experts and one expert in the domain, annotated the speeches according to different sentiment annotation schemes. They had to annotate the differentiated polarity ...


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Item type:Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Date:8 August 2018
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Information und Medien, Sprache und Kultur (I:IMSK) > Lehrstuhl für Medieninformatik
Keywords:sentiment analysis, sentiment annotation, drama, annotation, emotion analysis, computational linguistics
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Computer science, information & general works > 004 Computer science
400 Language > 430 Germanic
800 Literature > 830 Literatures of Germanic languages
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:37486
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