Computational irony: A survey and new perspectives

  title={Computational irony: A survey and new perspectives},
  author={Byron C. Wallace},
  journal={Artificial Intelligence Review},
Irony is a fundamental rhetorical device. It is a uniquely human mode of communication, curious in that the speaker says something other than what he or she intends. Recently, computationally detecting irony has attracted attention from the natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning (ML) communities. While some progress has been made toward this end, I argue that current machine learning methods rely too heavily on shallow, unstructured, syntactic modeling of text to consistently… CONTINUE READING
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