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An Evaluation of Lexicon-based Sentiment Analysis Techniques for the Plays of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Schmidt, Thomas and Burghardt, Manuel (2018) An Evaluation of Lexicon-based Sentiment Analysis Techniques for the Plays of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. In: SIGHUM Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities (LaTeCH-CLfL 2018), 25. Aug. 2018, Santa Fe, USA.

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We present results from a project on sentiment analysis of drama texts, more concretely the plays of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. We conducted an annotation study to create a gold standard for a systematic evaluation. The gold standard consists of 200 speeches of Lessing’s plays and was manually annotated with sentiment information by five annotators. We use the gold standard data to evaluate the ...


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Item type:Conference or workshop item (Poster)
Date:25 August 2018
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Information und Medien, Sprache und Kultur (I:IMSK) > Lehrstuhl für Medieninformatik
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Keywords:Sentiment Analysis, Computational Linguistics, Literary Studies, Lessing
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Computer science, information & general works > 004 Computer science
400 Language > 400 Language, Linguistics
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:37487

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