Annotation and classification of Political advertisements

  title={Annotation and classification of Political advertisements},
  author={Samuel Kim and Panayiotis G. Georgiou and Shrikanth Narayanan},
Political advertising has changed drastically over the last several decades with video advertising becoming a major force in all outlets from the traditional TV medium to online media. In this work, we attempt to automatically classify the political advertisements along various dimensions such as purpose, content and emotion. First, we use a crowd-sourcing method to annotate the political advertisements in terms of how viewers perceive them along the above mentioned aspects. Then, we use audio… CONTINUE READING