Happy Together: Learning and Understanding Appraisal From Natural Language

@inproceedings{Rajendran2019HappyTL,
  title={Happy Together: Learning and Understanding Appraisal From Natural Language},
  author={Arun Rajendran and Chiyu Zhang and Muhammad Abdul-Mageed},
  booktitle={AffCon@AAAI},
  year={2019}
}
In this paper, we explore various approaches for learning two types of appraisal components from happy language. We focus on 'agency' of the author and the 'sociality' involved in happy moments based on the HappyDB dataset. We develop models based on deep neural networks for the task, including uni- and bi-directional long short-term memory networks, with and without attention. We also experiment with a number of novel embedding methods, such as embedding from neural machine translation (as in… CONTINUE READING

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