Obtaining Reliable Human Ratings of Valence, Arousal, and Dominance for 20, 000 English Words

@inproceedings{Mohammad2018ObtainingRH,
  title={Obtaining Reliable Human Ratings of Valence, Arousal, and Dominance for 20, 000 English Words},
  author={Saif Mohammad},
  booktitle={ACL},
  year={2018}
}
Words play a central role in language and thought. Factor analysis studies have shown that the primary dimensions of meaning are valence, arousal, and dominance (VAD). We present the NRC VAD Lexicon, which has human ratings of valence, arousal, and dominance for more than 20,000 English words. We use Best–Worst Scaling to obtain fine-grained scores and… CONTINUE READING