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Toward a Tool for Sentiment Analysis for German Historic Plays

Schmidt, Thomas and Burghardt, Manuel (2018) Toward a Tool for Sentiment Analysis for German Historic Plays. In: Piotrowski, Michael, (ed.) COMHUM 2018: Book of Abstracts for the Workshop on Computational Methods in the Humanities 2018. Laboratoire laussannois d'informatique et statistique textuelle, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 46-48.

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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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Item type:Book section
Date:4 June 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, opinion Mining, computational literary studies, digital humanities, distant reading, Lessing, literary studies
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:37575
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