Using Hashtags as Labels for Supervised Learning of Emotions in Twitter Messages

@inproceedings{Hasan2014UsingHA,
  title={Using Hashtags as Labels for Supervised Learning of Emotions in Twitter Messages},
  author={Maryam Hasan and Emmanuel Agu and Elke A. Rundensteiner},
  year={2014}
}
Many college students experience depression or anxiety but do not seek help due to the social stigma associated with psychological counseling services. Automatic techniques to classify social media messages based on the emotions they express can assist in the early detection of students in need of counseling. Supervised machine learning methods yield accurate results but require training datasets of text messages that have been labelled with the classes of emotions they express. Manually… CONTINUE READING
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