Identifying Expressions of Emotion in Text

We describe an emotion annotation task of identifying emotion category, emotion intensity and the words/phrases that indicate emotion in text

Saima Aman

2007

Key concepts

Scholarcy highlights

  • Finding emotions in text is an area of research with wide-ranging applications
  • We describe an emotion annotation task of identifying emotion category, emotion intensity and the words/phrases that indicate emotion in text
  • We introduce the annotation scheme and present results of an annotation agreement study on a corpus of blog posts
  • The agreement on emotion categories was in the range 0.6 to 0.79; for emotion indicators, it was 0.66
  • Preliminary results of emotion classification experiments show the accuracy of 73.89%, significantly above the baseline

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