Appraisal of Opinion Expressions in Discourse

Authors: Asher, Nicholas; Benamara, Farah; Mathieu, Yvette Yannick

Source: Lingvisticae Investigationes, Volume 32, Number 2, 2009 , pp. 279-292(14)

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

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We present an analysis of opinion in texts based on a detailed semantic analysis of a wide class of expressions. We propose a new annotation schema for a deep contextual opinion analysis using discourse relations. We analyze the distribution of our categories in three different types of online corpora, movie reviews, Letters to the Editor and news reports, in English and French.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: December 1, 2009

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