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Discovering fine-grained sentiment with latent variable structured prediction models
RISE, Swedish ICT, SICS.
Number of Authors: 2
2011 (English)Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In this paper we investigate the use of latent variable structured prediction models for fine-grained sentiment analysis in the common situation where only coarse-grained supervision is available. Specifically, we show how sentence-level sentiment labels can be effectively learned from document-level supervision using hidden conditional random fields (HCRFs). Experiments show that this technique reduces sentence classification errors by 22% relative to using a lexicon and 13% relative to machine-learning baselines.

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2011, 9.
Keyword [en]
Sentiment analysis, Latent variables, Structured conditional models
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Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-23782OAI: diva2:1042859
The 33rd European Conference on Information Retrieval
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