Shubhanshu Mishra

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Documentaries are meant to tell a story, i.e. to create memory, imagination and sharing (Rose, 2012). More specifically, the goal with social justice documentaries is to motivate change in people's knowledge and/ or behavior (Barrett & Leddy, 2008). How can we know if a production has achieved these goals? And how early in the life cycle of a film project(More)
• Common Approach and status quo: – Big data: frequency counts of screenings and viewers – Thick data: small-scale, in-depth interviews with focus groups – Science: psychological effects of media on individuals – Strong need for comprehensive, empirical, rigorous impact assessment 3 Our Questions • How can we know if a documentary or media product has what(More)
We introduce several measures of novelty for a scientific article in MEDLINE based on the temporal profiles of its assigned Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). First, temporal profiles for all MeSH terms (and pairs of MeSH terms) were characterized empirically and modelled as logistic growth curves. Second, a paper's novelty is captured by its youngest MeSH(More)
The adjustment of probabilistic models for sentiment analysis to changes in language use and the perception of products can be realized via incremental learning techniques. We provide a free, open and GUI-based sentiment analysis tool that allows for a) relabeling predictions and/or adding labeled instances to retrain the weights of a given model, and b)(More)
We present a novel sentiment classifier particularly designed for modeling and analyzing social movements; capturing levels of support (supportive versus non-supportive) and degrees of enthusiasm (enthusiastic versus passive). The resulting computational solution can help organizations involved with social causes to disseminate messages in a more informed(More)
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