• Computer Science
  • Published in DG.O 2008

Exploring the characteristics of opinion expressions for political opinion classification

@inproceedings{Yu2008ExploringTC,
  title={Exploring the characteristics of opinion expressions for political opinion classification},
  author={Bei Yu and Stefan Kaufmann and Daniel Diermeier},
  booktitle={DG.O},
  year={2008}
}
Recently there has been increasing interest in constructing general-purpose political opinion classifiers for applications in e-Rulemaking. This problem is generally modeled as a sentiment classification task in a new domain. However, the classification accuracy is not as good as that in other domains such as customer reviews. In this paper, we report the results of a series of experiments designed to explore the characteristics of political opinion expression which might affect the sentiment… CONTINUE READING

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