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Toward a Tool for Sentiment Analysis for German Historic Plays

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Schmidt, Thomas ; Burghardt, Manuel
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 01 Aug 2018 11:04


We present a project in which we investigate the chances of sentiment analysis in the context of German historic plays, more concretely eleven plays by G.E. Lessing. We evaluated several lexicon-based sentiment analysis techniques against a gold standard of 200 speeches that were manually annotated with sentiment information in an annotation study. The combination of methods with the best ...


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