Seeing Stars of Valence and Arousal in Blog Posts

  title={Seeing Stars of Valence and Arousal in Blog Posts},
  author={Georgios Paltoglou and Mike A Thelwall},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing},
Sentiment analysis is a growing field of research, driven by both commercial applications and academic interest. In this paper, we explore multiclass classification of diary-like blog posts for the sentiment dimensions of valence and arousal, where the aim of the task is to predict the level of valence and arousal of a post on a ordinal five-level scale, from very negative/low to very positive/high, respectively. We show how to map discrete affective states into ordinal scales in these two… 

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