The Role of Language Registers in Polarity Propagation

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Abstract

This paper presents work on the automatic creation of a polarity lexicon based on a lexical-semantic network. During this work, we noticed that the language registers of a relation should be considered in polarity propagation. After analysing the possible registers and performing some experiments, our intuition was confirmed – there are registers that should invert the transmitted polarity (irony), while others always transmit negative polarity (pejorative, disparaging).
Original languageUnknown
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science
Pages235-240
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-28885-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012
EventPROPOR: Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language -
Duration: 1 Jan 2012 → …

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ConferencePROPOR: Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language
Period1/01/12 → …

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