Integrating Proximity to Subjective Sentences for Blog Opinion Retrieval

@inproceedings{Santos2009IntegratingPT,
  title={Integrating Proximity to Subjective Sentences for Blog Opinion Retrieval},
  author={Rodrygo L. T. Santos and Ben He and Craig MacDonald and Iadh Ounis},
  booktitle={ECIR},
  year={2009}
}
Opinion finding is a challenging retrieval task, where it has been shown that it is especially difficult to improve over a strongly performing topic-relevance baseline. In this paper, we propose a novel approach for opinion finding, which takes into account the proximity of query terms to subjective sentences in a document. We adapt two stateof-the-art opinion detection techniques to identify subjective sentences from the retrieved documents. Our first technique uses the OpinionFinder toolkit… CONTINUE READING