Subjectivity Mining

2018-2019
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Doel vak

Understanding subjectivity in text by analyzing opinions, sentiment,
modality, speculation, etc.;Annotating layers of subjectivity in tekst;
Developing and using subjectivity lexicons; Design a research
environment where NLP techniques are used to solve a subjectivity mining
subtask.; Interprete and analyze results of the subjectivity mining
process.

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Subjectivity is one of the key elements of natural language. Every
communicative act is subjective to some degree. Subjectivity starts with
the intentions of the producer of the message and affects its associated
functions and syntactic structures, not to mention the choice of
vocabulary and associated connotations. This course combines theoretical
linguistic notions about perspectives with hands-on work on real
language data in the lab. Moving between theory, discussions, practical
data annotation and data use (machine learning and quantative/
qualitative analysis), you explore some of the following linguistic
phenomena:
modality, attribution, factuality, sentiment emotions and opinions.

Onderwijsvorm

lectures (2 hours/2 times per week)

Toetsvorm

Weekly assignments

Literatuur

to be announced

Doelgroep

Students of the Research Master's Humanities, in particular Linguistics
(Human Language Technology).

Aanbevolen voorkennis

Linguistic knowledge and basic programming skills

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_AAMPLIN018
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P1
Vakniveau 500
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. E. Maks
Examinator dr. E. Maks
Docenten dr. E. Maks

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