Emotions and NLP: Future Directions

  title={Emotions and NLP: Future Directions},
  author={C. Strapparava},
Emotions are not linguistic entities but they are conveniently expressed through the language. Feelings influence actions, thoughts and of course our way of communicate. It was more than twelve years ago that we developed WordNet-Affect (Strapparava and Valitutti, 2004), and I remember that at that time several people questioned about the utility and even the possibility of studying emotions using computational linguistics techniques. In the recent years, nonetheless there has been a… Expand
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