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Classifying vaccine sentiment tweets by modelling domain-specific representation and commonsense knowledge into context-aware attentive GRU

  title={Classifying vaccine sentiment tweets by modelling domain-specific representation and commonsense knowledge into context-aware attentive GRU},
  author={Usman Naseem and Matloob Khushi and Jinman Kim and A. Dunn},
Vaccines are an important public health measure, but vaccine hesitancy and refusal can create clusters of low vaccine coverage and reduce the effectiveness of vaccination programs. Social media provides an opportunity to estimate emerging risks to vaccine acceptance by including geographical location and detailing vaccine-related concerns. Methods for classifying social media posts, such as vaccine-related tweets, use language models (LMs) trained on general domain text. However, challenges to… Expand

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